PricewaterhouseCoopers CPAs Sanctioned

Ferris, Craig T.
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/4/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31940, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that three senior PricewaterhouseCoopers certified public accountants were sanctioned by federal judge Norma L. Schapiro for violating the securities fraud laws by participating in a scheme to conceal the deteriorating financial condition of the defunct Health, Education and Research Foundation of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Defendants William F. Buettner, Mark D. Kirstein and Amy S. Frazier; Suit filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


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