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  • I.R.S. Looks at Finances of Bay Area Clinic [ IRS ]

    09/05/2010 5:57:00 AM PDT · by topher · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | Published: September 2, 2010 | By KATHARINE MIESZKOWSKI
    The criminal division of the Internal Revenue Service is looking into the finances of Planned Parenthood Golden Gate... ... Agents for the criminal division of the I.R.S. interviewed a former employee of Planned Parenthood Golden Gate on Tuesday at the Oakland field office, in response to a complaint he had lodged. That informant, who declined to be named for fear of how it might affect his future job prospects, said he raised concerns about the financial relationship between the organization and its political arm, as well as about accounting practices. ... [Author's email}

    01/08/2003 8:41:53 PM PST · by Uncle Bill · 72 replies · 1,887+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April, 1999 | By August Gribbin
    $3,400,000,000,000 Of Taxpayers' Money Is Missing THE WASHINGTON TIMESBy August Gribbin April, 1999 $3,400,000,000,000(Trillion) of Taxpayers' Money Is Missing - Thread 1 GOVERNMENT CAN'T BALANCE BOOKS The U.S. Government can't balance its books and can't properly explain how it spent $1.8 trillion last year or account for $1.6 trillion in such assets as parks, buildings, missile launchers, tanks and paper clips. That's $1,800,000,000,000 in dollars and $1,6000,000,000,000 worth of things--a grand total of $3,4000,000,000,000. The upshot is that, "once again, billions of taxpayer dollars were lost to waste, fraud and mismanagement," says Rep. Steve Horn, California Republican. Mr. Horn, chairman...
  • Lawsuits: I wouldn't cook books so I got fired

    10/14/2002 8:50:57 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 159+ views
    USA TODAY ^ | 10/14/02 | Edward Iwata
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO — As the crackdown on corporate fraud continues, some executives are suing their former companies, saying they were fired after refusing to cook the books.</p> <p>There's no nationwide tally of such lawsuits. But with so much shady accounting and pressure to meet Wall Street numbers in recent years, attorneys say more corporate executives and whistle-blowers are striking back and not taking the fall for higher-ups.</p>