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The British Financial Reporting Counsel is investigating KPMG for its audit work at Bank of New York Mellon, reports Reuters.

Earlier this year, the counsel fined BNY Mellon 126 million pounds for inadequately protecting customers during the financial crisis, says Reuters. KPMG was responsible for auditing these protections and reporting to authorities, Reuters says.

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KPMG says it’s cooperating with the investigation.

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