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Government debt to become more transparent

...Governments have been hiding massive amounts of future financial liabilities for years, according to Certified Public Accountant Shelia Weinberg, founding and CEO of Truth in Accounting. In Georgia, where the state manages its own pension plans that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-22/government-debt-become-m
Former paralegal who stole nearly $600,000 gets 20 years in prison

...intercepted and cashed checks sent to the firm from other law firms and insurance companies.The schemes took an FBI forensic accountant two years to piece together, Agent Gary Frazier said in testimony.Owen forged client and attorney signatures to steal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-12/former-paralegal-who-s
'Phony numbers' increase in earnings reports

...avoid highlighting alternative versions of earnings in a way that could mislead investors. However, Lynn Turner, the chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission at the time, says companies are still touting "made-up, phony numbers" as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/phony-numbers-increase-ear
Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...refinanced, partly to pay down credit-card debt, and their mortgage swelled to $288,000.Al, 86, kept working as a tax accountant into his late 70s. But Alzheimer's disease forced him into retirement.The couple is getting by on about $2,500 a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/housing-debt-overwhelming-
Patricia Lee

...24th. Ms. Moorman-Lee, a native of San Diego, CA, but spent the last twenty years in Augusta, where she retired as an accountant for AMF Masters Bowling Center and was a member of Good News Church. She also volunteered at the Doctors Hospital Gift Shop...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174977603
SC Black Caucus: Top accountant needs to apologize

COLUMBIA - The Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday called on the state's top accountant to apologize to the students and alumni of South Carolina State University for offensive comments, but Comptroller General Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-30/sc-black-caucus-top-accountan
Joyce Quick

...N. and Essie Mae Dickey Oglesby, was born in Sylvania, GA. She retired from Gracewood State School and Hospital as an Accountant, and she was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Eddie Quick and his wife, Laurie, of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175031531
Jury hears evidence in accountant's case

...jury began hearing evidence Wednesday in the case of a former accountant who accuses another of stealing trade secrets -- his list...accounting firm in 1980, and Mr. Crews worked for him as an accountant until March 1993, Mr. Dunstan said. That year, Mr. Wahl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/18/met_219229.shtml
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Historic buildings on committee agenda

...buildings on the city government campus will continue today at a meeting of Augusta's Public Services Committee.Augusta accountant Jack Steinberg is not backing down from a proposal to preserve one or more of the buildings ? one of which is Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-11/historic-buildings-commi
Hope for the future

...that once housed the Congregation Children of Israel as far back as 1869 is too precious a piece of our past to lose.Local accountant Jack Steinberg is leading an effort to turn the building into a museum of Jewish history. If funding can be raised to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-14/hope-future