FORMER INSPECTIONS LEADER AT THE US PUBLIC COMPANY ACCOUNTING OVERSIGHT BOARD JAILED AS PART OF THE SCANDAL INVOLVING THE US REGULATOR AND KPMG

ICAEW on 16th October reported that Jeffrey Wada has been sentenced to 9 months in prison for giving advance notice of surprise inspections to Big Four firm, KPMG.  In September, David Middendorf, former managing partner of KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice, was also sentenced to 1 year in prison.  2 others in the case pleaded guilty previously, and the trial of a further suspect in expected to start later this month.

https://economia.icaew.com/news/october-2019/former-pcaob-inspector-jailed-for-fraud

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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