Barry Minkow and Fraud Discovery Institute release proof of James Peterson’s (Microsemi Corp) lies

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Last week, Barry Minkow and Fraud Discovery Institute announced that James Peterson, the CEO of Microsemi Corp (NASDAQ:MSCC) had neither the bachelor’s degree nor the master’s degree he claimed in numerous SEC filings.

That revelation was followed with more lies by Peterson, as well as a statement by Microsemi’s board of directors that they did not care if Peterson lied. Continue reading

James Peterson expands the lie; Microsemi board doesn’t care

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Corporate Governance 101: You need ethical people running your company. And that means ethical in all regards. Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ:MSCC) doesn’t think honest executives are necessary.

On Wednesday, news stories broke about the fact that James J. Peterson, CEO of Microsemi lied about his credentials. Specifically, Peterson claimed he had a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s of business administration, both from Brigham Young University. The school has confirmed that Peterson did take classes from 1978 to 1980, but he never received either degree. Continue reading