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Tesco PLC

Three former Tesco employees who held senior management roles in the Tesco UK business are charged over allegations of fraud. The alleged activity occurred between February and September 2014.

The case was accepted by the Director of the SFO for investigation in October 2014 and charges were brought by the SFO on 9 September 2016.

A full breakdown of defendants and their charges, 9 September 2016.  are shown below.

 

Retrial

HHJ Deborah Taylor dismissed the jury in the trial on 5 February 2018. The SFO wrote to the Court to seek a retrial of the three defendants on 2 March 2018.

A date for the next hearing will be set in due course.

Defendants

Carl Rogberg
One count of Fraud by Abuse of Position, contrary to section 1 and 4 of the Fraud Act 2006.
One count of False Accounting contrary to s17 Theft Act 1968.

Christopher Bush
One count of Fraud by Abuse of Position, contrary to section 1 and 4 of the Fraud Act 2006.
One count of False Accounting contrary to s17 Theft Act 1968.

John Scouler
One count of Fraud by Abuse of Position, contrary to section 1 and 4 of the Fraud Act 2006.
One count of False Accounting contrary to s17 Theft Act 1968.

Page published on 4 Nov 2014 | Page modified on 2 Mar 2018