Tuesday, August 14, 2007

BDO Seidman Ordered to Pay $521 Million Fine

We have a story about one of the Big Six, and it appears that the risks of doing business as Big Four auditors are not confined to them alone.

BDO Seidman has been ordered to pay $170 million in compensation and $351 million punitive damages. The charges: being negligent to show fraud in Bankest, a financial services company owned by a Portuguese bank, Banco Espirito Santo. A six member jury decided that BDO was guilty in one hour, having found it grossly negligent in June...

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