Laporta, Cynthia of Washington, DC

April 2, 2020

As a result of a decision of a hearing panel of the Joint Trial Board, Ms. Laporta’s AICPA membership was terminated effective February 27, 2020.  Ms. Laporta was found guilty of violating the “Integrity and Objectivity Rule” (1.100.001) more specifically “Knowing Misrepresentations in the Preparation of Financial Statements or Records” interpretation (1.130.010) in that she signed a 2014 tax return which she knew contained false information. Ms. Laporta was also found guilty of violating the “Acts Discreditable Rule” (1.400.001) in that she provided false information and documents to a financial institution that she believed were backdated in order to assist her client in obtaining a loan.