Prosecutors file first charges in HP spying case

Thursday, 11 January 2007, 12:31 PM EST

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed the first federal charges in the Hewlett-Packard spy scandal, accusing a Colorado private investigator of fraudulently obtaining private phone records of HP directors, employees and reporters who covered the company.

The charges against Bryan C. Wagner, a self-described "little guy" in the alleged conspiracy, suggest that prosecutors are taking a "bottom up" approach, positioning Wagner to enter a plea and cooperate with the continuing investigation, said one legal expert.

At Mercury News.

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