Ex-Autonomy Worker Says Software Deal Was Unnecessary

Law360, London (May 2, 2019, 9:31 PM BST) -- A former Autonomy software architect testifying at Britain's biggest-ever fraud trial said Thursday he could think of no legitimate reason why the company paid $7.6 million to license software from a reseller, which Hewlett Packard claims was used to channel funds to the firm as part of a massive accounting fraud.

In HP’s $5 billion fraud suit against two ex-Autonomy executives, a witness for the U.S. company said he saw no reason for an Autonomy software deal that HP has said was part of an accounting scheme. (AP)

Fernando Lucini, who worked as a technical expert at Autonomy when it was...

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