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Anyone here ever asked to fabricate work by a higher up?

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If you have been in the game for over seven years, I would hope you would know better.

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SEC subpoena incoming

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Implied

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Yeah I found fraudulent topside entries to revenue for a major publicly traded technology company and my partner forced me to replace the samples.

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Is there a reason you wouldn’t report the requests to ethics and compliance?

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What LoS? I am in audit and have definitely not been asked to do so. It has never been implied either.

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I would actually push it back to the client and start the process of doing the work instead of fabricating it if I were you. Don’t do something stupid to cover a manager’s ass, not worth it in the long run. They can’t get mad at you for following through and doing the right thing in response to whatever they are implying.

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D1- yeah. I know better. Said no. Called national ethics and sent them the wp and all support. Was just curious how common it was

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Work fabrication...As if there wasn’t enough work to go around during busy season.

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Nope. And I’ve been in PA for 15 years.

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Call HR or ethics. You might even be rewarded for doing just that. Don’t be stupid fabricating anything!

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Never. I would report this kind of request quickly if I were you.

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Definitely. That's why I left KPMG. Senior Manager told us he didnt care if we got the correct supporting documentation; we could just photoshop it. I called ethics and HR, because I was not the only one in the room when it was said. I was retaliated against. He still works there. I quit.

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Oh yeah. I left PwC a bit ago. I fully expect that nothing will happen. Whatevs. I work 30% less at a local firm and make 25% more. Lol

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Thanks. Just curious as to how pervasive it is. I’m thinking very. An even 2/3 of the public jobs I’ve worked on at PwC have asked me to. Scary

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Aa1. Lol. I’ve been in the game for over seven years. Thanks for the advice

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At the end of the day, the individual who asked me to verbally asked with no one around. No audit trail. Theres nothing to prove I was telling the truth. And she is a senior manager where I was a first year senior. It wasnt going to go anywhere. And we already know EY ethics and HR isn't the best.

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Define fabricate....I’m just curious

Never been asked to do so.

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