Posted 1 year ago on May 7, 2013, 1:16 a.m. EST by Middleaged
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Phil Mickelson, What a sell out, Commercials for KPMG, Embrel.
The guy, Mickelson does commercial on TV with a KPMG Hat.
KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, Netherlands.
KPMG employs 145,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its advisory services are further divided into three service groups – Management Consulting, Risk Consulting, and Transactions & Restructuring.
The KPMG tax shelter fraud scandal involves allegedly illegal U.S. tax shelters by KPMG that were exposed beginning in 2003. In early 2005, the United States member firm of KPMG International, KPMG LLP, was accused by the United States Department of Justice of fraud in marketing abusive tax shelters.
Arthur Andersen LLP, based in Chicago, was once one of the "Big Five" accounting firms among PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young and KPMG, providing auditing, tax, and consulting services to large corporations.
Ernst & Young (EY) is one of the largest professional service firms in the world and one of the "Big Four" accounting firms, along with Deloitte, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Tremont Group Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in Rye, New York, is a hedge fund that was a feeder fund to Bernard Madoff's investment advisory firm in the Madoff investment scandal. It was the second-largest feeder fund to Madoff's firm, after Fairfield Greenwich, earning fees of 2% of assets for sending customers' cash to Madoff.
Larry Rodda (former managing director of KPMG Consulting): Six months in custody, six months of home detention, two years of supervised release and $100 mandatory special assessment.
Computer Associates, 2000, KPMG
Lernout & Hauspie, 2000, KPMG
Xerox, 2000, KPMG ImClone Systems, 2002, KPMG
Mirant, 2002, KPMG
Peregrine Systems, 2002, KPMG
Looks like there was a damper on Accounting Investigations after 2001 & the Bush Election. BTW... Peregrine collapsed this last year in 2012.