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On October 11, 2019, Gogulan Kumanan of Vancouver, British Columbia was suspended as a candidate in the CPA Professional Education Program (the “CPA PEP”) by the CPA Western School of Business (“CPAWSB”) as a result of plagiarism that he engaged in as a candidate in the CPA PEP.  This suspension was pending the outcome of an investigation into his conduct by the Organization of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (“CPABC”).

In order to resolve a disciplinary proceeding before a Panel of CPABC’s Disciplinary Committee ‎concerning the professional misconduct alleged against him, Mr. Kumanan has agreed to the voluntary suspension of his enrollment as a student of ‎CPABC for a period of six months, commencing on April 2, 2020 (thereby resulting in a suspension from the CPA PEP for a period of 12 months).‎

Mr. Kumanan has admitted to breaching several provisions of the CPABC Code of Professional Conduct, including stealing CPA solution documents from another CPA student, and plagiarizing these documents and submitting them as his own work product in a module of the CPA PEP. 

During the six-month period of the suspension of Mr. Kumanan’s enrollment as a student of CPABC, he will continue to be suspended as a candidate in the CPA PEP and ineligible to register for any modules in the CPA PEP or for the Common Final Examination.

In order to resolve a disciplinary proceeding before a Panel of CPABC’s Disciplinary Committee concerning the professional misconduct alleged against him, Mr. Piezas has agreed to the voluntary suspension of his enrollment as a student of CPABC for a period of six months, commencing on February 28, 2020.

Mr. Piezas has admitted to breaching several provisions of the CPABC Code of Professional Conduct, by providing his work product to another candidate in the CPA Professional Education Program (the “CPE PEP”), which the other candidate plagiarized and submitted as his own work product in a module of the CPA PEP, and by lying to the CPA Western School of Business regarding whether he knew that the other candidate had been given access to his work product and had plagiarised his work product.

During the six-month period of the suspension of Mr. Piezas’ enrollment as a student of CPABC, he will be suspended as a candidate in the CPA PEP and ineligible to apply for membership in CPABC.

On July 25, 2019, Sahaab M. Moffedi of Port Moody, British Columbia was suspended as a candidate in the CPA Professional Education Program (“CPA PEP”) by the CPA Western School of Business (“CPAWSB”) as a result of plagiarism that he engaged in as a candidate in the CPA PEP, pending the outcome of an investigation into his conduct by the Organization of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (“CPABC”).

In order to resolve a disciplinary proceeding before a Panel of CPABC’s Disciplinary Committee concerning the professional misconduct alleged against him, Mr. Moffedi has agreed to the voluntary suspension of his enrollment as a student of CPABC for a period of five months, commencing on February 28, 2020 (thereby resulting in a 12 month suspension from the CPA PEP).

Mr. Moffedi has admitted to breaching several provisions of the CPABC Code of Professional Conduct, by plagiarizing the work product of another candidate in the CPA PEP and submitting it as his own work product in a module of the CPA PEP, and lying to CPAWSB regarding how he obtained the work product in question.

During the five-month period of the suspension of Mr. Moffedi’s enrollment as a student of CPABC, he will continue to be suspended as a candidate in the CPA PEP and ineligible to register for any modules in the CPA PEP.

On July 25, 2019, Dan Lin, also know as Linda Lin, of Burnaby, British Columbia was suspended as a candidate in the CPA Professional Education Program (“CPA PEP”) by the CPA Western School of Business (“CPAWSB”) as a result of plagiarism that she engaged in as a candidate in the CPA PEP, pending the outcome of an investigation into her conduct by the Organization of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (“CPABC”).

In order to resolve a disciplinary proceeding before a Panel of CPABC’s Disciplinary Committee concerning the professional misconduct alleged against her, Ms. Lin has agreed to the voluntary suspension of her enrollment as a student of CPABC for a period of five months, commencing on February 28, 2020 (thereby resulting in a 12 month suspension from the CPA PEP).

Ms. Lin has admitted to breaching several provisions of the CPABC Code of Professional Conduct, by stealing the work product of another candidate in the CPA PEP, and plagiarizing that work product by submitting it as her own work product in a module of the CPA PEP.
During the five-month period of the suspension of Ms. Lin’s enrollment as a student of CPABC, she will continue to be suspended as a candidate in the CPA PEP and ineligible to register for any modules in the CPA PEP.