A whistleblower told the Wall Street Journal that the FBI used a mole to secretly record employees at AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) - Get Report . An auditor at the accounting firm BDO USA LLP used a listening device disguised as a Starbucks gift card. The 2014 recordings were part of an SEC investigation into the company's accounting practices.
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