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    1. 7 hours ago

      ENRC secures private court hearing for dispute with law firm

      ENRC, the miner under criminal investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, has succeeded in securing a private court...

    2. October 23, 2014

      Serious Fraud Office seeks 75% extra funding

      The UK’s main anti-fraud and corruption agency has asked the Treasury for 75 per cent more funding for high-profile...

    1. October 15, 2014

      UK hedge fund founder denies $600m fraud

      The founder of a London hedge fund “robbed Peter to pay Paul” as part of a scam that lost $600m of investor’s money,...

    2. October 10, 2014

      Corruption crusaders warn against meddling in Saudi bribery probe

      Anti-corruption campaigners have warned the UK government against political interference in an investigation into alleged...

    3. October 9, 2014

      SFO chief hits out at Theresa May’s plan to abolish agency

      The head of Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has hit back at plans by the home secretary to abolish the agency, saying the...

    4. October 8, 2014

      ENRC abandons part of legal case against former director

      ENRC, the miner that withdrew its listing from the London Stock Exchange last year amid a criminal investigation, has...

    5. October 8, 2014

      SFO claims biofuel group used Ponzi scheme

      Defendants in an alleged biofuel investment scam used the proceeds to shop for luxury sports cars including Aston Martins...

    6. October 7, 2014

      SFO secures first UK Libor guilty plea

      A senior banker from a leading British bank has become the first person to plead guilty to UK criminal charges stemming from...

    7. October 5, 2014

      Theresa May revives attempt to abolish SFO

      Theresa May is to revive plans to abolish the UK’s main anti-fraud and corruption agency and bring it into her new FBI-style...

    8. September 29, 2014

      Lloyds fires eight over rate manipulation claims

      Lloyds Banking Group has dismissed eight employees and recouped £3m of their bonuses after finding that they had attempted...

    9. September 24, 2014

      Barclays shows signs of recovery from a nasty case of Qatar

      Is the Serious Fraud Office’s pursuit of Barclays over its 2008 capital raising petering out? The UK’s underfunded fraud...

    10. September 24, 2014

      Ex-Barclays bankers to give evidence to fraud agency

      Former board members of Barclays have been called on to give evidence to the UK’s anti-fraud agency as part of a probe into...

    11. September 24, 2014

      Stakes are high for Barclays and SFO over Qatar investors probe

      The reputations of both Barclays and the Serious Fraud Office have taken hits over the past few years. The two are locked in...

    12. September 19, 2014

      GSK closes a chapter with £300m fine but story likely to run on

      GlaxoSmithKline did its best on Friday to portray the £300m fine levied against it by a Chinese court as the end of a...

    13. September 7, 2014

      Choudhries’ bail conditions lifted in Rolls-Royce probe

      A UK Liberal Democrat donor, arrested as part of the UK anti-corruption agency’s investigation into Rolls-Royce, has had his...

    14. September 5, 2014

      Alstom accused of bribing officials to win contracts

      Alstom, the French conglomerate that is selling its power business to General Electric, has been accused by UK prosecutors...

    15. September 2, 2014

      SFO considers more arrests in Rolls-Royce bribery probe

      The Serious Fraud Office is planning to make more arrests in its investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at...

    16. September 2, 2014

      UK to widen corporate criminal liability

      Companies could face prosecution for failing to prevent economic crimes such as fraud and money-laundering under plans being...

    17. September 2, 2014

      Mortgage fraudster Ian McGarry pays £1.7m to Serious Fraud Office

      Ian McGarry, a chartered surveyor convicted for his role in a £50m mortgage fraud, has paid a £1.7m confiscation order to...

    18. August 26, 2014

      HSBC vows to fight Keydata lawsuit

      HSBC has vowed to fight a $250m lawsuit that alleges it aided and abetted a “major international fraud”. In what could be...

    19. August 18, 2014

      Former Rabobank trader pleads guilty in US Libor case

      A former senior rate trader at Rabobank pleaded guilty to conspiring to manipulate benchmark interest rates on Monday,...

    20. August 18, 2014

      Banks face grilling over business lending scheme

      Government officials are planning to discuss allegations of abuse of a lending support programme at meetings with banks in...

    21. August 13, 2014

      Business has lost its place in the community

      The relationship between business, government and society, shattered during the financial crisis of 2008, shows little sign...

    22. August 13, 2014

      Contract wins help G4S stage comeback

      G4S, the world’s biggest security company, staged a comeback in the first six months of this year, led by new contract wins...

    23. August 10, 2014

      RBS Libor probe to drag on to next year

      The criminal investigation into former traders at Royal Bank of Scotland over the Libor scandal is set to drag on well into...

    24. August 3, 2014

      Keydata founder threatens UK regulator for £371m

      The founder of the Keydata, the collapsed investment company, is threatening to sue the UK’s financial regulator for £371m,...

    25. July 31, 2014

      SFO pays £1.5m to Robert Tchenguiz

      Property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz has received a £1.5m settlement from the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, days after his older...

    26. July 29, 2014

      SFO sends in specialists to probe Lloyds

      The UK’s lead anti-fraud agency has a specialist team examining alleged rate rigging by Lloyds Banking Group, it emerged on...

    27. July 27, 2014

      Private prosecutions grow as state bodies retreat in face of dwindling resources

      He was once a wealthy Kenyan businessman who boasted about his connections to the billionaire Hinduja brothers and flaunted...

    28. July 25, 2014

      Vincent Tchenguiz strikes SFO deal

      Vincent Tchenguiz, the property entrepreneur, has accepted a £3m settlement from the UK’s Serious Fraud Office ahead of an...

    29. July 25, 2014

      UK intends to charge former Alstom employees with corruption

      Several former employees of Alstom, the French industrial champion that is the subject of a successful €12.35bn bid from...

    30. July 24, 2014

      SFO charges Alstom with corruption

      A UK subsidiary of Alstom – the French industrial champion that accepted €12.35bn for its energy business from General...

    31. July 22, 2014

      Former Alba chief Hall sentenced to 16 months over Bahrain bribes

      A businessman who admitted receiving bribes of £2.88m while running Bahrain’s aluminium champion has been jailed for 16...

    32. July 22, 2014

      Former Alba chief executive admits receiving £2.9m of corrupt payments

      A businessman who was a star prosecution witness in the aborted trial of Canadian-British billionaire Victor Dahdaleh has...

    33. July 20, 2014

      Serious Fraud Office gears up for UK forex trading probe

      The UK’s main anti-fraud agency is gearing up to launch a full-blown criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the...

    34. July 14, 2014

      SFO launches probe into Sweett Group over Mideast contract

      Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into Sweett Group, following allegations that a former member...

    35. July 8, 2014

      Airbus staff quizzed in SFO probe into alleged Saudi corruption

      The UK Serious Fraud Office has made arrests and questioned six individuals in connection with its long-standing...

    36. July 1, 2014

      Serious Fraud Office left with £4m bill for wrongly reclaimed tax on barristers’ fees

      The UK’s top anti-fraud agency had to pay more than £4m to HM Revenue & Customs after wrongly reclaiming value added tax on...

    37. June 24, 2014

      UK eyes corporate fraud clampdown

      UK ministers are examining whether to expand laws to make companies criminally liable if they fail to prevent fraud and...

    38. June 18, 2014

      Soames moves to tighten grip on Serco empire

      Rupert Soames, the new chief executive of Serco, has tightened his grip on the global outsourcing business, closing its...

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