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US accounting watchdog starts probe into BT auditor PwC

Thursday 6 July 2017 | 15:02 CET | News
The US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has asked Italian market watchdog Consob to send it the audits carried by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on BT's Italian business in 2014-2017, accused of shady book-keeping, Reuters reported, with a source saying the request was made in April. The PwC audit of the Italian business is coming under increasing scrutiny worldwide after a similar investigation launched in the UK last week. PwC declined to comment on the matter.

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