HP Denies Pretexting Former Employee

Law360, New York (March 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has denied allegations that it engaged in pretexting activities against a former employee and that the practice was widely used at the company.

“HP denies that so-called ‘pretexting’ activities are part of HP’s regular way of doing business, that [chief executive officer] Mark Hurd approved of any such activities or that there remains a threat that HP would engage in any such activity,” HP said in the filing in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Accusations of the company’s use...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.