Ex-KPMG Partner Says Feds Sitting On Evidence

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 10:31 PM EDT) -- A former audit partner at KPMG LLP has asked a Brooklyn federal judge to make prosecutors look for exculpatory evidence in files belonging to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and an accounting oversight group, saying both were essentially part of the prosecution team.

Former KPMG partner David Britt is one of five defendants accused of what prosecutors paint as a revolving-door racket. According to the government, certain employees at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board provided certain KPMG partners with non-public information about which of KPMG's audits the PCAOB planned to review, only later to seek jobs with the Big...

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