Accounting scandals
Accounting scandals are political or business scandals which arise with the disclosure of financial misdeeds by trusted executives of corporations or governments. Such misdeeds typically involve compl...
Innocent after Proven Guilty: Supreme Court throws out Arthur-Andersen conviction
In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Arthur-Andersen Accounting for destroying documents related to their client Enron in the early days of the scandal. The rul...
The Air Force Made A 25 Billion Dollar Accounting Error
In a report to Congress last year, the Air Force estimated the cost of the new Long Range Strike Bomber (LRSB) to be $33.1 billion for the next ten years. This year, that price ballooned to $58.2 bill...
Dabhol Power Station
Dabhol Power Station is located near Anjanwel village in Ratnagiri district, about 160 kilometres (99 mi) south of Mumbai. The power station was a built by the Dabhol Power Company (DPC), which w...
Innocent after Proven Guilty: Supreme Court throws out Arthur-Andersen conviction
In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Arthur-Andersen Accounting for destroying documents related to their client Enron in the early days of the scandal. The rul...
Arthur Andersen
Arthur Andersen LLP, based in Chicago, is a holding company and formerly one of the "Big Five" accounting firms among PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young and KPMG, prov...
SynOptics
SynOptics Communications was a Santa Clara, California-based early computer network equipment vendor from 1985 until 1994. SynOptics popularized the concept of the modular Ethernet "hub" and high-spee...
Olympus scandal
The Olympus scandal was precipitated on 14 October 2011 when British-born Michael Woodford was suddenly ousted as chief executive of international optical equipment manufacturer, Olympus Corporation. ...
Cookie Jar Toons
Cookie Jar Toons (also known as This Is for Kids) was a daily and weekend children's programming block on the This TV digital broadcast network when that network was partially owned by Weigel Broadcas...
Neil Coulbeck
Neil Coulbeck (1952 – July 11, 2006) was a banker with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).Coulbeck was Head of Financial Markets for North America with RBS until June 2001, when he returned to Lond...
Memron
Memron is a 2004 "mockumentary" film inspired by the Enron scandal. This improv film stars Michael McShane as the corrupt Memron executive. Also starring are John Lehr, Evie Peck, and Claire Forlani....
San Diego pension scandal
The San Diego City Employee's Retirement Pension Fund was the source of a multiyear scandal and has been an ongoing financial concern for the city of San Diego, California.
Over a period of years...
Waste Management, Inc
Video clip of Waste Management trash removal operation, Ypsilanti Twp., MIWaste Management, Inc. is a waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company in North America. Foun...
Nancy Temple
Nancy Anne Temple was an in-house attorney for Arthur Andersen who advised Michael Odom and David B. Duncan about Arthur Andersen policies regarding retention of documents from client engagements. Dun...
CHYC (AM)
CHYC-AM was a Canadian radio station, which broadcast in Montreal, Quebec. It was owned and operated by Northern Electric Co. and was officially closed in 1932.The call letters "CHYC" were assigned to...
Anglo Irish Bank hidden loans controversy
The Anglo Irish Bank hidden loans controversy (also known as the circular transactions controversy) began in Dublin in December 2008 when Seán FitzPatrick, the chairman of Anglo Irish Bank (the state'...
PurchasePro
PurchasePro was a business-to-business Internet startup company founded in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1997 by Charles E. "Junior" Johnson, originally to help hotels and casinos pool their purchase power vi...
Barings Bank
Barings Bank was an English merchant bank based in London, and the world's second oldest merchant bank (after Berenberg Bank). It was founded in 1762 and was owned by the German-origined Baring family...
Cookie Jar Kids Network
The Cookie Jar Kids Network (formerly DIC Kids Network) was a syndicated children's programming block that airs selected Cookie Jar Entertainment shows on local FOX, MyNetworkTV, and independent stati...
Financial scandal in the Orthodox Church in America
The financial scandal in the Orthodox Church in America was a significant crisis of governance that shook the leadership of the OCA from 2005 to 2008.
In the autumn of 2005, the OCA administration...
Enron
Enron Corporation (former New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol ENE) was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. Before its bankruptcy on December 2, 2001, Enron...
Satyam scandal
The Satyam Computer Services scandal was a corporate scandal that occurred in India in 2009 where chairman Ramalinga Raju confessed that the company's accounts had been falsified.The Global corporate ...
Enten controversy
The Enten controversy involved Kazutsugi Nami, the chairman of Tokyo bedding supplier Ladies & Gentlemen (L&G), arrested by Japanese police on 5 February 2009. He and twenty-one other executiv...
Nortel
Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited and sometimes known simply as Nortel, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquar...
Death Star (business)
The Death Star strategy, (named after the Death Star space station and weapon from the movie Star Wars), was the name Enron gave to their practice of shuffling energy around the California power grid ...
List of people involved in the Olympus scandal
A number of individuals whose backgrounds are important to the understanding of the Olympus scandal, which was precipitated on 14 October 2011 when the company's British-born chief executive, Michael ...
Garth Drabinsky
Garth Howard Drabinsky, LL.B. is a Canadian film and theatrical producer and entrepreneur. In 2009, he was convicted and sentenced to prison for fraud and forgery. The sentence was reduced on appeal t...