Autonomy CFO gets five years in HP fraud

|About: HP Inc. (HPQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Former Autonomy finance chief Sushovan Hussain was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud related to the company's sale to HP (HPQ -4.4%).

The San Francisco court found he made false statements about Autonomy's performance ahead of the sale.

Hussain was also sentenced to three years supervised release and must pay a $4M fine.

Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is currently on trial in a civil case in the UK related to the deal.

Previously: HP, Lynch head for London's High Court (March 22)

Previously: U.S. prosecutors add charges for Autonomy's Lynch (March 22)

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