Abreu, John D, another certified public accountant whose CPA license got suspended, and was permanently prohibited from performing audits. Mr. Abreu was involved in performing an audit of Western Sierra Medical Center for the year of 2004. Mr. Abreu failed to perform the audit in accordance with professional standards. Auditor's responsibility is to search and verify accounting records and to review other evidence. The main purpose of the audit of financial statements is to collect evidence and provide assurance that the financial statements in accordance with GAAP or some other appropriate basis. Mr. Abreu failed to achieve both of them.
John Edward Baka and George Alan Fisher were two respondents that were truly deficient of ethical judgement. They were convinced of extreme departures from applicable professional standards constituting gross negligence and/or repeated acts of negligence. In addition, George Alan Fisher also failed to perform an audit. Accounting profession has professional standards to encourage ethical behavior. John Edward Baka and George Alan Fisher both failed the expectation of accountants ethical behavior. Because they were convinced of extreme departures from applicable professional standards constituting gross negligence and/or repeated