Former Autonomy CEO seeks details from HP board on accounting allegations

SAN FRANCISCO Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:04pm IST

A logo of HP is seen outside Hewlett-Packard Belgian headquarters in Diegem, near Brussels, January 12, 2010. REUTERS/Thierry Roge/Files

A logo of HP is seen outside Hewlett-Packard Belgian headquarters in Diegem, near Brussels, January 12, 2010.

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Autonomy Chief Executive Mike Lynch asked Hewlett-Packard Co's (HPQ.N) board of directors for specific details about the accounting allegations which led the company to take an $8.8 billion write-down last week.

In an open letter to HP's board on Tuesday, Lynch also asked for the interim report and other documents that HP provided to the SEC.

(Reporting By Alexei Oreskovic)

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