1488601 story HP Witch Hunt Also Targeted Reporter's Father 149 Posted by Zonk on Saturday September 09, 2006 @06:20AM from the should-have-thought-this-out-more dept. theodp writes "Patriciagate gets even stranger. In a twist that indicates the extent of HP's investigation, the CA Attorney General's office said HP's investigators also targeted the personal phone records of CNET reporter Stephen Shankland's father, Thomas, a semi-retired physicist in New Mexico. The scandal prompts CNNMoney to ask Chairwoman Patricia Dunn: Are you lying or incompetent? An emergency HP Board meeting is scheduled for Sunday."