Following orders | By fulfilling his boss' instructions, a KPMG worker took the fall for a £14m scandal

By fulfilling his boss' instructions, a KPMG worker took the fall for a £14m scandal

A KPMG junior auditor has been told he should have questioned his managers' orders, after being instructed to forge documents as part of a bid to deceive regulators.

City A.M. reports that Pratik Paw, a 25-year-old junior accountant, was asked by his superiors to copy meeting minutes into an old document during a Financial Reporting Council (FRC) inspection of KPMG’s audit of the collapsed construction firm Carillion, in a bid to falsely represent them to the FRC with contemporaneous notes.

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