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Ex-Autonomy Exec 'Worth Suing,' UK Court Told

Law360, London (May 8, 2019, 2:05 AM BST) -- An ex-Autonomy Corp. executive who cut a deal with the U.S. government to testify against his former boss decided to give evidence to save his own skin, lawyers representing Autonomy founder Mike Lynch said Tuesday at the biggest fraud trial in UK history.

Lawyers for ex-Autonomy boss Lynch claimed Hewlett Packard had refused to sue the British software firm's former U.S. head of sales Christopher "Stouffer" Egan over an alleged accounting fraud in order to use his evidence against his former employers.

HP is suing Lynch and ex-finance chief Sushovan Hussain for $5 billion, alleging the pair artificially inflated Autonomy's reported sales...

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