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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02 September 2014

Ian McGarry confiscation order paid in full

The SFO can announce that a confiscation order of £1,549,447.95, imposed at the request of the SFO, has been paid in full. Ian Mark McGarry was sentenced in June 2011 to 6.5 years in prison for offences of conspiracy to ...

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Pension Scams

Please see a press release on "Pension scams - a lifetime's savings lost in a moment" for more information.

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Then please contact us at SFO CONFIDENTIAL.