Suzanne James talks to investigative journalist Michael West about the PricewaterhouseCoopers secrets-for-sale scandal.

Beneath the outrage around PricewaterhouseCoopers conflict-of-interest allegations lies a decades-old, bitter truth: once government accountability was privatised, it was only ever going to end one way. Suzanne James reports.

It has been galling to see that PwC executives' sharing of confidential information — notably tax policies — will not lead to them spending time in a prison cell. Binoy Kampark argues ATO whistle blower Richard Boyle's treatment could hardly be more different. 

PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking forward to the federal budget with dollar signs in its eyes, argues Liam Cross.