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Sociological Study Reflects High Financial Malfeasance Rates in Largest U.S. Corporations
June 2, 2010
The need to "fix" or restate financial statements is an admission by corporate management that these reports (prior to their being corrected) to the government and the investing public misrepresented the corporations' financial positions, Texas A&M University sociology professor Harland Prechel reports in a research paper published in the June 2010 issue of the American Sociological Review.
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