FDIC Points Finger at Accounting Firm for Missed Opportunities in Kevin Lewis Fraud

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 12:00 am  

Kevin Lewis, right, and attorney Tim Dudley walk to U.S. District Court in Little Rock. | (Photo by Gwen Moritz)

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is blaming BKD LLP, the Springfield, Mo., accounting firm with a large Little Rock office, for allowing Kevin Lewis' fraud to go undetected long enough to destroy First Southern Bank of Batesville.

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