Dewey Accounting Head Says She Was In On Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (July 27, 2015, 7:44 PM EDT) -- The former accounting manager at fallen law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Monday told a New York jury of how she falsified Dewey's books in order to deceive lenders and investors into believing the firm was in compliance with its lending agreements.

Jyhjing "Victoria" Harrington testified of how she made and instructed others to make bogus accounting entries into Dewey's in-house accounting system in order to conceal the firm's true financial condition.

Prosecutors claim Harrington was part of a broad conspiracy to cook Dewey's books, using false accounting adjustments to make it appear as though the firm was meeting loan...

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