Footnotes: A Robot Will Be Bitter Like You; Albany the Place to Be; Who Wants to Buy a Consulting Firm? | 08.06.14

Are our jobs doomed? Report shows the potentially devastating effects of robots on the job market One day, robots will make all your bitchy GC comments [Salon]

Abolish the IRS! And then what? [Forbes]

Accountant sentenced to 57 months in prison for mortgage fraud scheme A California accountant was sentenced Tuesday to 57 months in federal prison and ordered to pay approximately $1.1 million in restitution for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme in southern Nevada. [News 3]

Looking for an accounting job? Have you considered Albany? [Albany Business Review]

Son Of Powerful Congressman Charged With Bank & Tax Fraud In total, there are 23 federal charges. If convicted on all charges, Fattah Jr. could face up to 411 years in prison and be fined up to $13 million. [Forbes]

Tell us more about Deloitte's new consulting hub in Orlando, would ya? [Orlando Business Journal]

BDO acquires MorganFranklin's UK team Accounting firms are having fun buying consulting firms these days [economia]

Guy suing Grant Thornton is a really helpful dude [Telegraph]

There's a legal battle brewing over monkey selfies [Lost at E Minor]

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