The Serious Fraud Office is an independent government department, operating under the superintendence of the Attorney General.  Its purpose is to protect society by investigating and, if appropriate, prosecuting those who commit serious or complex fraud, bribery and corruption and pursuing them and others for the proceeds of their crime.  It operates in line with its statutory purpose and policies.  Its Director is David Green CB QC.

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25 February 2015

SFO opens investigation into green investment company

The SFO has opened a criminal investigation into alleged fraud concerning Global Forestry Investments and Global Forex Investments. As part of the investigation, the SFO, in conjunction with the City of London Police, today ...

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17 November 2014

Stuart Alford QC: Enforcing the UK Bribery Act - The UK Serious Fraud Office's Perspective


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Pension Scams

Project Bloom aims to help prevent frauds where members of the public are encouraged access their pension before retirement.