Yearly Archives: 2019
17th Jun 2019 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office has appointed Emir Feisal and Martin Spencer to join its Board as Non-Executive Directors. Both were appointed following an open competition and join existing Non-Executive Directors Ruth Evans and Tony Osbaldiston.
14th Jun 2019 | Case Updates
Anna Machkevitch has today been charged in connection with an ongoing corruption investigation into Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation and related companies.
3rd Jun 2019 | Case Updates
Today FH Bertling Ltd was handed an £850,000 fine for a bribery scheme created to secure contracts in Angola.
30th May 2019 | Case Updates
Carole Ann Hodson pleaded guilty today at Walsall Magistrates’ Court to bribery in relation to a scheme to secure £12m worth of contracts for ALCA Fasteners Ltd, a company she owned at the time.
16th May 2019 | Case Updates
The SFO can confirm today that it has opened a joint investigation with the Dutch authorities concerning certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy and various third parties.
3rd Apr 2019 | Speeches
Lisa Osofsky, Director, speaking at the Royal United Services Institute in London on 3 April 2019.
1st Apr 2019 | Case Updates
Today Carlo Palombo and Colin Bermingham were sentenced to a total of 9 years imprisonment at Southwark Crown Court for manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) at the height of the financial crisis.
28th Mar 2019 | Case Updates
Former Managing Director at Barclays, Colin Bermingham, has been convicted of manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) at the height of the financial crisis following an investigation and prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office.
26th Mar 2019 | Case Updates
Former Barclays banker Carlo Palombo has been convicted of manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) following an investigation and prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office.
18th Mar 2019 | Case Updates
The Serious Fraud Office, working in conjunction with the Financial Conduct Authority, has opened an investigation into individuals associated with London Capital & Finance Plc.
15th Mar 2019 | Case Updates
The SFO has secured the forfeiture of over £1.5 million from convicted fraudster Nisar Afzal, 61, of Birmingham.
25th Feb 2019 | News Releases
Following a fair and open competition, the Serious Fraud Office is pleased to announce that Sara Lawson QC is to join the SFO as our new General Counsel in May.