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.

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14 April 2014

Boiler Room fraudster sentenced

John Laurence Curtin was today sentenced to 3 years' imprisonment at Southwark Crown Court for his part in a£4 million boiler room fraud. Curtin, an Irish National, (DoB 09/02/1976) was one of five conspirators convicted ...

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26th March 2014

Corporate criminal liability and Deferred Prosecution Agreements


Speaker: Alun Milford (SFO - General Counsel)


Annual Employed Bar Conference


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SFO Confidential

Have you got information about serious or complex fraud or corruption?  Then please contact us at SFO CONFIDENTIAL.