Ex-KPMG Partner Hit with Civil, Criminal Charges
(LOS ANGELES) — It has shades of a Hollywood crime story. An accountant and a jeweler are longtime friends and golf partners. But then the down-on-his-luck jeweler convinces the accountant to pass along private information about clients, and uses the insider information to play the stock market and win big. Bags of cash swap hands in alleys. Then the feds get wind of the scam. The jeweler turns state’s witness and amid a spiral of wire taps and surveillance photos, the men’s reputations unravel and their mea culpas play out on a very public stage. On Thursday, federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission filed criminal and civil charges against fired KPMG accounting partner Scott London for conspiracy to commit securities fraud through insider trading. The 24-page criminal affidavit alleges that London, 50, provided confidential information about KPMG audit clients Herbalife Ltd., Skechers USA Inc., Uggs maker Deckers Outdoor Corp., RSC Holdings and Pacific Capital ...
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