FBI probing allegations around HP and Autonomy: source

SAN FRANCISCO Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:48pm EST

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation's office in San Francisco is probing allegations of wrongdoing surrounding Hewlett-Packard Co and its purchase of Autonomy, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

The FBI is working jointly with regulators from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the source said, and the investigation is at an early stage.

(Reporting By Dan Levine; Editing by Gary Hill)