Ex-BDO Accountant Pleads Guilty To Lying To SEC

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 10:36 PM EST) -- A former audit partner at BDO USA LLP pled guilty on Thursday to charges of lying to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during a probe into BDO's audits of hedge funds managed by an investment firm currently under investigation.

Bryan N. Polozola, of Richardson, Texas, was the BDO accountant responsible for audits of the hedge funds, which are a central part of the SEC's investigation into the unnamed investment manager, according to the criminal information filed Dec. 22 in the District of Columbia.

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