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June 18, 1987 | BARRY STAVRO, Times Staff Writer
ZZZZ Best Co., the Reseda carpet cleaning firm headed by 21-year-old entrepreneur Barry Minkow, said Wednesday that Ernst & Whinney has resigned as the company's independent auditor and will be succeeded by Price Waterhouse. William Carter, vice chairman of Ernst & Whinney in Los Angeles, would not disclose why his firm parted company with ZZZZ Best.
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March 8, 1989 | James S. Granelli, Times staff writer
Ernst & Whinney, one of the nation's Big 8 accounting firms, is casting for clients among West Coast banks. A few of the firm's partners were hobnobbing with California bankers at the Independent Bankers Assn. of America national convention in Anaheim last week. The firm bought dinner for the California delegation at the pricey White House Restaurant in Anaheim. "We're looking to expand our banking practice in California," said Jerry A.
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BUSINESS
March 8, 1989 | James S. Granelli, Times staff writer
Ernst & Whinney, one of the nation's Big 8 accounting firms, is casting for clients among West Coast banks. A few of the firm's partners were hobnobbing with California bankers at the Independent Bankers Assn. of America national convention in Anaheim last week. The firm bought dinner for the California delegation at the pricey White House Restaurant in Anaheim. "We're looking to expand our banking practice in California," said Jerry A.
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January 28, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles entrepreneur Barry Minkow, unable to obtain bank loans to expand his ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning firm, turned to organized crime figures for financing and together they perpetrated the massive "sting" that defrauded investors and banks out of more than $70 million, federal and Los Angeles investigators told a congressional panel Wednesday.
BUSINESS
October 2, 1986
Mark Foletta, Debbi Sanders and Don Tartre have been promoted to audit managers for Ernst & Whinney.
BUSINESS
July 3, 1987
A federal court jury in Chicago found the Ernst & Whinney accounting firm innocent of failing to warn bank officials of bad loans bought from Penn Square Bank that nearly bankrupted the company. The lawsuit pitted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and certain shareholders against the bank's former auditing firm.
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January 28, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles entrepreneur Barry Minkow, unable to obtain bank loans to expand his ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning firm, turned to organized crime figures for financing and together they perpetrated the massive "sting" that defrauded investors and banks out of more than $70 million, federal and Los Angeles investigators told a congressional panel Wednesday.
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May 31, 1985 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
There's a lot of brotherhood, and some sisterhood, going around in the 37th annual Brotherhood Ball on Wednesday at the Century Plaza Hotel. The National Conference of Christians & Jews will honor Stanley H. Hirsch, Dolores Hope and George F. Moody. Chief concocter of the fete is Lester Korn, chairman and chief executive office of Korn/Ferry International. As general dinner chairman, he and Carolbeth are working with Dickinson Ross, chairman of Johnson & Higgins, the Hon. Mildred L.
BUSINESS
July 3, 1987
A federal court jury in Chicago found the Ernst & Whinney accounting firm innocent of failing to warn bank officials of bad loans bought from Penn Square Bank that nearly bankrupted the company. The lawsuit pitted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and certain shareholders against the bank's former auditing firm.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1987 | BARRY STAVRO, Times Staff Writer
ZZZZ Best Co., the Reseda carpet cleaning firm headed by 21-year-old entrepreneur Barry Minkow, said Wednesday that Ernst & Whinney has resigned as the company's independent auditor and will be succeeded by Price Waterhouse. William Carter, vice chairman of Ernst & Whinney in Los Angeles, would not disclose why his firm parted company with ZZZZ Best.
BUSINESS
October 2, 1986
Mark Foletta, Debbi Sanders and Don Tartre have been promoted to audit managers for Ernst & Whinney.
NEWS
May 31, 1985 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
There's a lot of brotherhood, and some sisterhood, going around in the 37th annual Brotherhood Ball on Wednesday at the Century Plaza Hotel. The National Conference of Christians & Jews will honor Stanley H. Hirsch, Dolores Hope and George F. Moody. Chief concocter of the fete is Lester Korn, chairman and chief executive office of Korn/Ferry International. As general dinner chairman, he and Carolbeth are working with Dickinson Ross, chairman of Johnson & Higgins, the Hon. Mildred L.
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