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Footnotes: Dewey Get to See the Books?; EY Snags an Ex-Booz Hire; Benihana in This What? | 08.11.14

SEC Charges Kansas for Understating Municipal Bond Exposure to Unfunded Pension Liability [SEC]

U.S. Postal Service posts $1.96 billion loss No thanks to Grant Thornton's attempt to help 'em out with some business [MW]

How the hell does a single accountant owe over $400 million in taxes? The installment plan is $1000 a week [The New Zealand Herald]

Three accounting blunders and embarrassments ONLY three? [Telegraph]

Indicted Dewey Brass Win Access To Firm's Books Dewey & Leboeuf LLP’s disgraced leaders have won permission to examine the accounting system within the defunct firm ahead of a criminal trial on the Manhattan district attorney’s charges that they cooked the books to keep Dewey afloat, according to court records. [Law360 (sub)]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is all about… taxes? [Forbes]

IRS put lien on ex-Mich. housing chief's home for unpaid taxes The state housing authority director who abruptly resigned last week amid a political furor over his eye-popping travel expenses was slapped with a lien on his house for about $105,000 in unpaid taxes in late 2012 while serving in the position, records show. [The Detroit News]

MF Global would appreciate if the judge doesn't dismiss lawsuit against PwC kthx [Bankruptcy Beat via WSJ]

EY hires former Booz & Co exec to lead public sector practice [Reuters]

Congressman's Office Admits "Benihana in This Bitch" Tweet Was Mistake No, having to admit it was a mistake is the mistake [Gawker]