Tag Archives: Fraud

Trouble in Paradise: Fyre Festival Trustee Has its Eyes on Third Parties

BY: Carly Kessler | January 31, 2019

By now, most of you have seen both or one of Netflix or Hulu’s documentaries detailing the ill-fated music festival that was supposed to take place on the island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas during the spring of 2017. Billy McFarland, the now infamous 27-year old mastermind behind Fyre Festival, promised guests “the best in … Continue reading

Auditor Liability: The Case against PwC

BY: Stacey P. Slaughter | December 19, 2016

At least as far back as the Enron scandal and subsequent enactment of Sarbanes-Oxley, accountants and auditors have been viewed as uniquely positioned to serve a crucial watchdog role. Among their many functions, they facilitate transparency and certify the accuracy of companies’ financial statements. However, when a business fails or experiences some other adverse financial … Continue reading