Ex-KPMG Partner, Regulator Found Guilty Of Info Theft

By Jack Newsham (March 11, 2019, 4:03 PM EDT) -- An ex-KPMG partner and a former Public Company Accounting Oversight Board official were both convicted Monday of conspiring to steal secret board schedules so the accounting firm could better prepare itself for audit inspections, marking the first jury verdict in a Manhattan federal prosecution of six accountants accused of corrupting the regulatory process.

A jury on Monday found a former KPMG partner and a former Public Company Accounting Oversight Board official guilty of conspiring to steal information. (AP) KPMG partner David Middendorf was found guilty of four of the five counts against him. Board official Jeffrey Wada was convicted of three of...

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