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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05 August 2015

SFO opens Quindell plc investigation

The SFO confirmed today that the Director has opened a criminal investigation into business and accounting practices at Quindell plc. Please note as our investigation is underway we cannot provide further information at ...

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7 September 2015

David Green CB QC: 33rd Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium

David Green CB QC, Director of the Serious Fraud Office at the Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium

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The SFO would like to remind members of the public who have invested in the Global Forestry investment schemes to complete a questionnaire that can be found here.

Arck LLP - A Newton hearing that was due to take place is no longer listed for Monday, 5 October and is likely to take place later that week subject to confirmation by the court.