Category Archives: News Releases
4th Oct 2021 | Case Updates
Petrofac Limited has been ordered to pay GBP 77 million after the SFO secured further convictions in its investigation into bribery and corruption at the Jersey-registered energy services company.
29th Sep 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating the Alpha and Green Park group of companies for suspected fraud in relation to the companies’ student accommodation and holiday park developments.
27th Aug 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has secured increased confiscation orders against Silinder Singh Sidhu and Paul Kent, two men convicted in 2010 of rigging further education and training contracts operated through the Shropshire Learning Skills Council (SLSC).
17th Aug 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged five individuals with bribery and money laundering in relation to the suspected payment of bribes to win contracts within the UK construction sector.
9th Aug 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating suspected fraud and money laundering in relation to the conduct of business by Gavin Woodhouse and associates.
22nd Jul 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been praised by HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) for its work to recover the proceeds of crime, with cases “handled proactively and efficiently by dedicated and skilled staff.”
20th Jul 2021 | News Releases
On 19 July 2021, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) received approval by Mrs Justice May for separate Deferred Prosecution Agreements entered into with two UK-based companies for bribery offences.
2nd Jul 2021 | Case Updates
The Serious Fraud Office has entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Amec Foster Wheeler Limited (AFWEL), as part of global resolution with US and Brazilian authorities, relating to the use of corrupt agents in the oil and gas sector.
25th Jun 2021 | Case Updates
The SFO confirms that it has agreed a Deferred Prosecution Agreement in principle with Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, subject to the final approval of the Court.
17th Jun 2021 | Case Updates
Following a hearing at Southwark Crown Court before HHJ Beddoe, the SFO today secured a £402,465.65 confiscation order by consent against former Unaoil executive Basil Al Jarah.
7th Jun 2021 | News Releases
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has secured an account forfeiture order against an account linked to the criminal gains of Virendra Rastogi, one of the architects of a $700m global fraud. The account forfeiture order enables the SFO to seize £247,911.89 from the account on behalf of the taxpayer.
14th May 2021 | News Releases
The SFO is investigating suspected fraud, fraudulent trading and money laundering in relation to the financing and conduct of the business of companies within the Gupta Family Group Alliance (GFG), including its financing arrangements with Greensill Capital UK Ltd.