Islandia, N.Y. (May 28, 2004) -- Computer Associates International, which released its 2004 results this week, said it recorded a $10 million charge in the fourth quarter based on an offer it made to the government to settle an investigation into its accounting practices.

The company, which has been engulfed in an accounting scandal related to premature revenue recognition that forced its chief executive to step down and led it to fire several top executives, noted that it couldn't predict the timing or outcome of the investigation or the amount it might have to pay.

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