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    1. 7 hours ago

      Corporate Review: A year to forget

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company...

    2. December 22, 2014

      SFO gets first conviction of company for foreign official bribes

      The UK’s top anti-corruption body has secured its first conviction against a corporation for bribing foreign officials. A...

    1. December 22, 2014

      Trader in fraud inquiry disappears

      A foreign exchange and property trader who was allowed to walk out of a police station after discussing an alleged fraud...

    2. December 21, 2014

      Rolls-Royce pledges greater openness with investors

      John Rishton, chief executive of Rolls-Royce, pledged greater openness with investors in a bid to restore relations with a...

    3. December 19, 2014

      Former Royal Bank of Scotland trader arrested in forex rigging probe

      A former trader from the Royal Bank of Scotland has been arrested by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office in its criminal...

    4. December 19, 2014

      Police drop probe into Serco’s prisoner contract

      City of London Police have dropped their investigation into Serco’s handling of a £285m prisoner escort contract, which was...

    5. December 17, 2014

      Specialist City anti-corruption unit to be set up after scandals

      A specialist unit to fight bribery and corruption is to be set up to try to clamp down on white-collar crime in the City,...

    6. December 16, 2014

      Alstom nears $700m DoJ bribery settlement

      Alstom is nearing a deal with the US Department of Justice to pay about $700m to settle foreign bribery charges in relation...

    7. December 12, 2014

      UK hedge fund founder Magnus Peterson denies misleading investors

      The founder of a collapsed hedge fund who faces criminal charges over an alleged $600m fraud denied in court that he misled...

    8. December 12, 2014

      Steinmetz’s mining group sues May and anti-fraud body

      The mining arm of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s business empire has launched a legal challenge against the UK home...

    9. December 10, 2014

      G4S and Serco won Whitehall work despite being ‘on probation’

      Five government departments awarded G4S and Serco fresh work during a period in which Whitehall “gave the impression” that...

    10. December 9, 2014

      Tesco’s insurers could face payouts for legal costs

      The crisis at Tesco has put insurance companies at risk of multimillion pound payouts through policies that cover legal...

    11. December 7, 2014

      Companies’ defences against corruption still inadequate

      More than a third of multinational companies still have inadequate defences against corruption, more than three years after...

    12. December 5, 2014

      SFO gains its first convictions under new UK bribery law

      The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has secured its first convictions against individuals accused of breaching the Bribery Act,...

    13. December 5, 2014

      EX-ICAP brokers plead not guilty to Libor rigging charges

      Three former brokers at ICAP, the interdealer broker, pleaded not guilty on Friday to criminal charges that they attempted...

    14. November 28, 2014

      Inspection finds ‘mixed picture’ at Serious Fraud Office

      The UK’s top anti-fraud agency no longer has serious problems but could do better, an inspection has found. Its findings...

    15. November 27, 2014

      Vincent Tchenguiz launches £2.2bn lawsuit

      Vincent Tchenguiz, the property entrepreneur who was a subject of a failed criminal investigation by the UK fraud office,...

    16. November 21, 2014

      Supermarkets learn the lesson of galloping heffalumps

      The knives are out for shares in Britain’s leading supermarkets. Data this week showed the first fall in total grocery sales...

    17. November 20, 2014

      Former JJB Sports boss faces jail term after conviction for fraud

      The former chief executive of JJB Sports is facing jail after being convicted by a jury of fraud for receiving secret...

    18. November 20, 2014

      EY to offer businesses help with private prosecutions for fraud

      EY has become the latest City firm to tap into a growing appetite to bring private prosecutions against white-collar...

    19. November 14, 2014

      SFO loses fight to reopen Celtic Energy prosecution

      The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has had to concede defeat in a long running fraud case after failing to resurrect its...

    20. November 14, 2014

      Forex banks prepare to claw back bonuses

      Five banks at the heart of the forex rate rigging probe are preparing to claw back millions of dollars in bonuses from...

    21. November 13, 2014

      Swiss investigate individuals in forex case

      Swiss prosecutors have opened criminal investigations into several individuals in connection with alleged manipulation of...

    22. November 4, 2014

      Outsourcers strive to rebuild reputations after scandals

      The gleaming new Fiona Stanley hospital in Perth, Western Australia, is a state of the art facility, with 783 beds,...

    23. October 30, 2014

      Former Alstom UK manager to be charged with India bribes

      The first individual to face charges stemming from the UK Serious Fraud Office’s investigation into Alstom, the French...

    24. FT Alphaville

      October 29, 2014

      So Tesco stock surges on confirmation of SFO probe...

      We guess this is the regulatory version of those occasions where a self-regarding company chairman or chief executive...

    25. October 29, 2014

      Serious Fraud Office launches Tesco accounts probe

      The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged accounting irregularities at Tesco, adding...

    26. October 29, 2014

      SFO probes Tesco accounting irregularities

      The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has launched an official criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at Tesco, a...

    27. October 28, 2014

      Former Tullett broker charged in Libor probe

      Another former broker faces a criminal charge brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office as part of its investigation into...

    28. October 24, 2014

      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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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,...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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