Feds Side With Ex-KPMG Partner Seeking Lighter Sentence

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 6:45 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors supported the efforts of a former KPMG partner seeking a leaner sentence after pleading guilty to an illicit auditing scheme, telling a New York federal court Tuesday that he should receive less prison time than the 27- to 33-month guidelines.

The offense committed by David Britt was "incredibly serious," but case law and sentencing regulations allow the court to determine his sentence in line with those of his co-conspirators, who were "arguably more culpable" but received much lighter sentences, prosecutors argued in a sentencing memo.

"In light of the previous sentences handed down in this case, as well as...

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