SFO - Serious Fraud Office


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.

Latest news

20 November 2014

Three convicted in JJB trial

Three individuals were today convicted at Southwark Crown Court as part of the Serious Fraud Office's investigation into JJB Sports plc (JJB). Christopher Ronnie, a former Chief Executive of JJB, was convicted alongside ...

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17 November 2014

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

SFO Confidential

Have you got information about serious or complex fraud or corruption?

Then please contact us at SFO CONFIDENTIAL.

Current Scams

If you receive a communication that purports to be from us, but which you find suspicious, please forward to alerts@sfo.gsi.gov.uk.

2014 Civil Service People Survey

The 2014 Civil Service People Survey has been published today, 20th November - SFO results.