History's Biggest Money Scandals

History's Biggest Money Scandals: Accounting to the Rescue!

By DeVry University

Financial scandals have been around since the advent of the balance ledger. From insider trading to government kickbacks, one profession has stood in the way of these finaglers running off with the loot: accounting. Accounting gigs are expected to grow 13% from 2012 to 2022, and with the sectors like forensic accounting, there’s no reason to suspect these scandals won’t continue to dominate headlines. Here’s a quick look at our scandalous history.[1]