Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BDO USA
Current Parent Company: 
BDO International
Penalty: 
$2,100,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 9, 2015
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
accounting fraud or deficiencies
Violation Description: 

National audit firm BDO USA settle allegations that it dismissed red flags and issued false and misleading unqualified audit opinions about the financial statements of staffing services company General Employment Enterprises.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Belgium
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
accounting services
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Parent company note: 
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