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Investigator vowed tactics legal, HP says

Firm ousts chairwoman; CEO says role was limited

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / September 23, 2006

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Hewlett-Packard Co. yesterday said a Needham private investigator assured the computer maker its investigative methods were legal, then apparently used ``pretexting," or lying, to obtain phone and fax records of 18 company board members, employees, and journalists. (Full article: 696 words)

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