Scott London Case Study

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Scott London Case
Scott London had it all – the perfect family, a gorgeous house, luxury cars, great friends, a hip social life, and a nearly seven-figure job to support it all. London’s position as audit partner at KPMG came with all the perks imaginable. It makes you wonder what it would take for someone to throw all of it away. This is a case about a man who was blinded by friendship. All he wanted to do was help his friend – we can all relate to that.
If you were asked to commit fraud, would you do it? Would you aimlessly follow your boss’s orders like Harold Katz? Or would you follow in Jackie McLaughlin’s footsteps and challenge your boss? Many people find themselves in these unethical situations and a lot of them fall for it. It’s easy
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That slippery slope was much like Jay Nolan’s. When Nolan was approached by his AA friends about trading for them, he initially declined knowing that part of his life was over. The more they asked, the more obligated he felt to help his friends. Similarly, the Garrett Bauer case also appealed to this sense of friendship. Bauer’s buddy Ken Robinson convinced Bauer to rejoin the insider trading group after years of suspension. In all three cases, the perpetrators were driven by the compulsion of helping their friends – that’s a feeling that everyone has …show more content…
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