Accountant & Bookkeeping
The Insured provides accounting services. The Insured was contracted to provide auditing services to their client. The claimant discovered that their bookkeeper was concealing trust money and diverting funds from the trust. The Claimant brought a claim against the Insured alleging they failed to identify missing monies in their examination.
The Claimant was awarded $50,000 and an additional $40,000 in legal costs was incurred by the Insurer.
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