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Deloitte Quits As Auditor Of Scottish Side Rangers Over 'Threats' To Staff

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 07 / 15

Deloitte has "quit as auditors" of financially troubled Scottish Championship side Rangers after staff "received threatening and intimidating messages over a two year period," according to Martin Williams of the HERALD SCOTLAND. In a letter distributed to Rangers shareholders, Deloitte said that the...

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