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Andersen's Role

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Andersen's Role

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NPR's Jackie Northam reports that the Arthur Andersen accounting firm also is implicated in the WorldCom scandal because it was the company's auditor. Andersen officials deny responsibility, but there are questions about how they could have missed the fact that WorldCom overstated its earnings by such a massive amount.