Government Appeals KPMG Dismissals

Law360, New York (July 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors have wasted no time in appealing the dismissal of charges against 13 former KPMG LLP executives, who they accuse of creating illegal tax shelters to help wealthy clients avoid paying taxes.

On Monday night, the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan filed a notice that it was appealing the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The appeal came just a few hours after a district court judge ruled that the constitutional rights of the former KPMG executives were violated when...
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