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Item 4.01. Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.
(a) Dismissal of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.
On June 14, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of BioCorRx Inc. (the “Company”), dismissed Liggett & Webb, PA (“Liggett”) as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm, effective as of such date.
The audit reports of Liggett on the consolidated financial statements of the Company for each of the two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017 did not contain an adverse opinion or a disclaimer of opinion and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or accounting principles. The audit reports for the years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017 contained an explanatory paragraph disclosing the uncertainty regarding the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern.
During the Company's two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017 and during the subsequent interim period from January 1, 2019 through June 14, 2019, (i) there were no disagreements with Liggett on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure or auditing scope or procedures that, if not resolved to Liggett’s satisfaction, would have caused Liggett to make reference to the subject matter of the disagreement in connection with its reports and (ii) there were no “reportable events” as defined in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
The Company provided Liggett with a copy of the disclosures in this report prior to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A copy of Liggett’s letter dated June 19, 2019 to the SEC, stating whether it agrees with the statements made in this report, is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this report.
(b) Engagement of New Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.
On June 17, 2019, the Board engaged Friedman LLP (“Friedman”) as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019.
During the two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017 and during the subsequent interim period from January 1, 2019 through June 17, 2019, neither the Company nor anyone on its behalf consulted Friedman regarding either (i) the application of accounting principles to a specified transaction, either completed or proposed, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company's financial statements, and neither a written report nor oral advice was provided to the Company that Friedman concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to any accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue, or (ii) any matter that was either the subject of a “disagreement” or a “reportable event”, each as defined in Regulation S-K Item 304(a)(1)(iv) and 304(a)(1)(v), respectively.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 19, 2019
/s/ Lourdes Felix
Chief Financial Officer