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Photos: Criminal charges for HP players

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer announces that he has filed criminal charges against five people.
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Lockyer announces charges

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer, far right, announces that he has filed criminal charges against five people involved in Hewlett-Packard's use of "pretexting" to trace boardroom leaks. The defendants include former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn, former HP lawyer Kevin Hunsaker, and three outside investigators. Also present, from left to right, are Robert Morgester, deputy attorney general, special crimes unit; Jo Graves, chief assistant attorney general for the criminal division; and Bob Anderson, chief deputy attorney general for legal affairs.

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Press conference

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer speaks at a press conference in Sacramento announcing criminal charges relating to a Hewlett-Packard pretexting investigation. Lockyer said that current HP CEO Mark Hurd is not being charged, though another prosecutor later clarified that "it would be premature at this point to say anyone's cleared."

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Journalists

Journalists crowd into the eighth floor conference room at the attorney general's office in downtown Sacramento for a press conference. The purpose was to announce criminal charges stemming from Hewlett-Packard's investigation of board leaks to news organizations.

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Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson, chief deputy attorney general for legal affairs in California, says arrest warrants are being sought for former Hewlett-Packard Chairman Patricia Dunn, former HP lawyer Kevin Hunsaker, also the company's former ethics chief. Anderson said Dunn and Hunsaker could also arrange to turn themselves in to authorities in Santa Clara County.

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