Original source: Wall Street Journal, PWC Wins Right to Appeal Ruling on Russian Tax Case By GREGORY L. WHITE June 24, 2008; Page B3. (secondary source link)

MOSCOW — PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC won a reprieve from a Russian appeals court Monday in a closely watched case in which lower courts ruled the auditor was an active participant in tax evasion at now-bankrupt oil giant OAO Yukos.
I also saw this report also on June 24, 2008. www.khodorkovsky.info

Russian investigators confirmed on Tuesday that embezzlement and money laundering charges had been brought against the former heads of subsidiaries of the now bankrupt Yukos oil company.
On 15 February 2007, MBK wrote: PricewaterhouseCoopers: Auditor with International Reputation “for Crime and Business Achievements”?

If Leonid Nevzlin’s “reputation for crime achievements” does not yet reach beyond Russia and Israel, the PricewaterhouseCoopers’s reputation in the field has spread across the world. And we are not talking about crimes – we are talking precisely about “reputation.”
 
A year ago, June 2007, PwC, according to the Wall Street Journal, withdrew tens years of audit opinions! source link

In an unprecedented move for worldwide assurance practice PricewaterhoueCoopers (PwC) withdrew 10 years worth of audit opinions regarding the now bankrupt Yukos oil company. PwC said yesterday it suspects that former Yukos management may have provided inaccurate information to its auditors, and thus Yukos’s financial reports certified by PwC for the years 1995-2004 should no longer be relied upon.
 
What about PwC Audits of Kingsland Estates Limited?
I am concerned about the validity of the PricewaterhouseCoopers East Caribbean Firm (PwC) audits of Kingsland Estates Limited, as PwC has signed off on some very low valuations. PwC is currently a defendant in a Canadian case related to the Kingsland affair. Here are two of my earlier posts on matters that have caused my concerns to grow:


More details on the PwC Russian scandal: