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Ex-Autonomy CFO challenges US role as “world’s fraud policeman”

By James Thomas

12 May 2020

Ex-Autonomy CFO challenges US role as “world’s fraud policeman” San Francisco, California, US (Credit: shutterstock.com/IM_photo)

The conviction of Sushovan Hussain, the former CFO of software company Autonomy found guilty of fraud tied to HP’s failed acquisition of the company in 2011, is based on an overly broad interpretation of US jurisdiction, his lawyer argued.