Ex-GC Alleges McAfee Used Him as 'Shield' to Protect Its CEO, Directors

, Corporate Counsel

The stock option backdating saga at McAfee Inc., isn't over. On Sept. 16, former general counsel Kent Roberts sued the software maker for defamation. He claims McAfee made him the scapegoat for a federal probe into backdating at the company. Roberts says that as a result, he hasn't been able to find another full-time job.

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