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Ben, an accountant, certifies several audit reports on Corporate Business, Inc. (CBI), Ben's client, knowing that CBI intends to use the reports to borrow money from Delta Credit Company. Ben believes that the reports are true and does not intend to deceive Delta, but does not check the reports before certifying them. Can Ben be held liable to Delta? WHY?

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Ben, an accountant, certifies several audit reports on Corporate Business, Inc. (CBI), Ben's client, knowing that CBI intends to use the reports to borrow money from Delta Credit Company. Ben believes that the reports are true and does not intend to deceive Delta, but does not check the reports before certifying them. Can Ben be held ...

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Ben, an accountant, certifies several audit reports on Corporate Business, Inc. (CBI), Ben's client, knowing that CBI intends to use the reports to borrow money from Delta Credit Company. Ben believes that the reports are true and does not intend to deceive Delta, but does not check the reports before certifying them. Can Ben be held liable to Delta? WHY?

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