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Charges in Tesco investigation

9 September, 2016 | News Releases

The SFO today charged three individuals, Carl Rogberg, 49, Christopher Bush, 50, and John Scouler, 48, with one count of Fraud by Abuse of Position, contrary to section 1 and 4 of the Fraud Act 2006 and one count of False Accounting contrary to s17 Theft Act 1968.

The alleged activity occurred between February 2014 and September 2014.

The above-named individuals have been requisitioned to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 22 September 2016.

The investigation into Tesco PLC remains ongoing.


Notes to Editors:

  1. The case was accepted by the Director of the SFO for investigation in October 2014.
  2. The strict liability rule in the Contempt of Court Act 1981 applies.

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