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"The Enron scandal, revealed in October 2001, eventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world. In addition to being the largest bankruptcy reorganization in American history at that time, Enron was cited as the biggest audit failure" -- Wkipedia
"fraud was accomplished primarily in two ways:
Booking "line costs" (interconnection expenses with other telecommunication companies) as capital expenditures on the balance sheet instead of expenses. Inflating revenues with bogus accounting entries from "corporate unallocated revenue accounts".
In 2002, a small team of internal auditors at WorldCom worked together, often at night and secretly, to investigate and reveal $3.8 billion worth of fraud." -- Wkipedia
Taylor,Bean & Whitaker:
"Taylor, Bean & Whitaker was a top-10 wholesale mortgage lending firm, the fifth-largest issuer of GNMA securities.
On August 5, 2009, following an FBI raid and suspension by the Federal Housing Administration from issuing FHA mortgage loans and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities, it ceased business operations. In April 2011, its majority owner was convicted of 14 counts of securities, bank, and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud, and sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.
Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas have sued Bank of America, the trustee and collateral agent of Taylor Bean's Ocala subsidiary, over $1.75 billion in losses stemming from the subsidiary's fraud." -- Wkipedia
Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff (/medf/; born April 29, 1938) is an American convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered to be the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. -- Wkipedia
"I speak for the trees!" -- lorax
Wanted unpaid/paid intern!
Usually what you will see is something like:
Wanted highly motivated individual with at least 5 years experience C#, and MCPD certification is mandatory. Experience with Agile and SCRUM is highly preferred.
You won't get that anywhere except by taking entry level position. And then you still could have your job taken by an H1B visa holder. Many if not most technical schools teach you to pass a certification exam and that's it. Having the certification without the experience isn't going to impress anyone but the the HR person with a checklist, you still need to get past the interview. I have interviewed at least a dozen applicants for positions over the years. I have discounted people because they had the certifications paper but not the skills. Or no breadth of knowledge. The job I ended up with my CS degree not only required programming, but also a good foundation in higher mathematics, physics and chemistry. You won't get that at a technical school. Bottom line pick a goal and get the training for that goal and a CAREER PATH after attaining that goal.
"This service could mitigate the diffusion of false and misleading ideas, detect hate speech and subversive propaganda, and assist in the preservation of open debate. "
Or more aptly:
"This service could mitigate free speech, detect anything we don't agree with and allow us to control the message"