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Regulator in KPMG audit-fraud scheme says misuse of US government material not fraud

By Richard Vanderford
  • 20 Jan 2021 17:06
  • 20 Jan 2021 18:03
A former regulator employee who stole information for KPMG can't be convicted under US fraud laws, his lawyers said, arguing that recent case law doesn't support using fraud statutes to punish the theft of government info.

Lawyers for Jeffrey Wada, a former employee of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, said a US

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