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From untilWorldCom purchased over sixty other telecom firms. WorldCom moved into Internet and data communications, handling 50 percent of all United States Internet traffic and 50 percent of all e-mails worldwide.
ByWorldCom owned one-third of all data cables in the United States. In addition, they were the second-largest long distance carrier in and How the Fraud Happened So what happened? Inrevenue growth slowed and the stock price began falling. WorldCom's expenses as a percentage of its total revenue increased because the growth rate of its earnings dropped.
This also meant WorldCom's earnings might not meet Wall Street analysts' expectations. That wasn't enough to boost the earnings that Ebbers wanted. InWorldCom began classifying operating expenses as long-term capital investments.
These newly classified assets were expenses that WorldCom paid to lease phone network lines from other companies to access their networks. It also made WorldCom's assets appear more valuable. WorldCom's audit committee was asked for documents supporting capital expenditures, but it could not produce them.
The controller admitted to the internal auditors that they weren't following accounting standards.
A little over a month after the internal audit began, WorldCom filed for bankruptcy. Where Are They Now? Ebbers was found guilty on all counts in March and sentenced to 25 years in prison, but is free on appeal. Sullivan pleaded guilty and took the stand against Ebbers in exchange for a more lenient sentence of five years.The Parmalat case and the recent bankruptcy reform - PowerPoint PPT Presentation The presentation will start after a short (15 second) video ad from one of our sponsors.
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Apr 23, · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. READ THE ATTACHED PARMALAT CASE STUDY AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS PLEASE: What caused Parmalat's downfall? Why do you think so many bankers and investors.
Parmalat was a well-known global company in Europe. In spite of its reputation, Tanzi, various family members and several executives were arrested on a charge of accounting fraud.