James Hammes, who spent 6 years on the lam walking the Appalachian Trail, pleaded guilty earlier today to wire fraud.
Accountants Behaving Badly
If you were a CPA who testified in the trial of two NYPD officers dubbed the "Mafia Cops," no one would doubt you if you said, "I could never ever, I will never ever, be a CPA again."
Karma befell him.
Jack Weichman, CPA has been indicted on 34 criminal charges ranging from bank fraud to money laundering to filing false tax returns. His attorney, for one, is flabbergasted by this situation:
For over 30 years, Boonlomp Soonthornchai handled trustee, executor and accounting services for several trust and estates as a partner at Yount, Hyde and Barbour in Middleburg, Virginia.
You call this justice?
Criminals need professional services too!
Especially in this case.
Honest mistake, I'm sure.
Come on, man. COME ON.