High Point, NC (Aug. 5, 2003) -- Summerford Accountancy no longer serves as the forensic accounting and fraud examination service team at national accounting firm Dixon Odom, thanks largely to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

The Act prohibits accounting firms from providing non-audit or consulting services for the public companies they audit. It boosts the independence of corporate boards and auditors, allowing audit committees to hire independent auditors at the corporation's expense.

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