Ex-KPMG Partner Cops To Scheme, Pins Hopes On 2nd Circ.

By Jody Godoy (October 3, 2019, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Former KPMG partner David Britt pled guilty on Thursday to conspiring with ex-colleagues to use secret information from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, but indicated that if the Second Circuit sides with his co-defendant, he may attempt to vacate the conviction.

David Britt, a former partner at accounting giant KPMG, pled guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud ahead of an Oct. 21 trial in the Southern District of New York. (AP) Britt, the firm's ex-banking and capital markets group co-leader, was charged in January 2018 with a scheme to obtain information from the PCAOB about which audits the watchdog planned...

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