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DOJ Investigation of SAP Reportedly Heightens

The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to both Oracle and SAP

The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to both Oracle and SAP requiring them to hand over all the evidence collected in the copyright infringement case that on Tuesday awarded an unprecedented $1.3 billion in damages to Oracle, according to a source close to the situation. The DOJ is reportedly going to use it to flesh out what could turn into criminal indictments against all who served on the SAP board when it decided - despite its own evidence that TomorrowNow was a thief - to go ahead and buy the third-party maintenance operation for $10 million. That includes recently installed HP CEO Léo Apotheker.

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