Kumar Erased Drive To Conceal Evidence: Prosecutors

Law360, New York (February 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The embattled former chief executive of Computer Associates Inc. erased his hard drive in an attempt to thwart a government investigation of his suspected role in a $2.2 billion accounting scandal, according to explosive new charges brought to light in a letter filed with the court by federal prosecutors.

Sanjay Kumar, who was forced to resign as executive of the company now known as CA Inc., reformatted his computer with the Linux operating system, apparently destroying the laptop’s memory in the process and hindering the government’s...
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