TierOne Corp. of Lincoln, Neb., announced late Sunday that its independent auditors had resigned and had warned TierOne that some of its past financial statements are inaccurate.

The $2.8 billion-asset company said KPMG LLC orally submitted its resignation effective April 23, and withdrew its audit opinion and internal control assessment relating to TierOne's yearend 2008 financial statements and first-quarter 2009 statements.

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