Seghal, Akash Deep, Seattle. July 31, 2012.
Violation: Sehgal misrepresented to his former employer that he held a CPA license when he provided the employer with a copy of a document that appeared to be a CPA license issued by the Board. The falsified document included Sehgal’s name and address and a license number issued to another individual who does not know Sehgal. The Board has not issued a CPA license to Sehgal. Sehgal has not completed the CPA examination to qualify for a license.
Sanctions: The Board ordered Sehgal to pay a $30,000 fine, reimburse the Board $5,500 for investigative and legal costs, and to refrain from holding himself out as a certified public accountant (CPA) or using the CPA title. Board Order.