Liquor Co. Head Says Audit Wasn't Smear Against Ex-CFO

Law360, Philadelphia (February 28, 2013, 2:35 PM EST) -- The head of liquor producer Charles Jacquin et Cie Inc. has said that an investigation into company finances was not aimed at a former chief financial officer who has claimed he was falsely accused of embezzlement to cover up a tax evasion scheme.

Norton Cooper, the CEO of Jacquin's parent company Chatham International Inc., denied that he accused Mark Small of embezzlement in an effort to tarnish Small's reputation and discredit the ex-CFO should Small decide to come forward with allegations that Cooper destroyed and falsified...
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