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Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte’s Next Global CEO (Probably); How to Avoid Hiring Frauds; Another Customer Service Win for Comcast | 01.30.15

Punit Renjen moves closer to becoming Deloitte's global head [ET]
Dude reportedly has it in the bag, according to one "senior partner" who called it a "done deal." 

Success for Deloitte in MG Rover appeal [FT]
Eight of thirteen charges got tossed.

How to Avoid Frauds in Investments, and Personnel Hires [DealBook]
Muddy Waters' Carson Block writes in DealBook: "Companies don’t defraud investors, people do. The pathology that enables senior managers to invent financial statements and cook the books is the same one that drives rank-and-file employees to steal money, assets or intellectual property or commit other forms of fraud at the expense of their employers. Fraudsters have a dark side, yet outwardly, they usually appear normal and seem well pedigreed."

Advanced Emissions Solutions Provides Accounting Update [ADES]
KPMG had had enough. The company expects to be delisted from Nasdaq.

Delray armed robber admits he’s “not very good at this robbery thing” [PBP]
This is what you get when you try robbing a Dunkin' Donuts: "A Delray Beach man, who was ignored by an employee as he allegedly attempted to rob a Dunkin’ Donuts last week at gunpoint, turned himself in and told police that he 'wasn’t very good at the robbery thing.' "

Comcast Feels Real Bad About Renaming Customer ‘Asshole’ In Official Documents [DB]
Probably not a surprise to some.