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  • Two convicted fraudsters returned to prison

    4th Feb 2016 | News Releases

    Shinder Gangar and Alan White convicted of fraud offences in an SFO prosecution were sent back to prison today for failure to pay their confiscation orders. Gangar, 54 a former accountant from Leicester was sentenced to six years and his co-conspirator Alan White, 57 of Nottingham, to three and a half years imprisonment for non-payment […]

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    Fugitive fraudster extradited to UK

    3rd Feb 2016 | News Releases

    A company director convicted and sentenced as a result of a joint Serious Fraud Office and Greater Manchester Police investigation has been extradited from South Africa to serve his sentence. Raymond Andrew Nevitt, age 51 of Manchester, was convicted and sentenced in 2008 to three years, nine months’ imprisonment for five counts of fraudulent trading […]

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    LIBOR defendants acquitted (update)

    29th Jan 2016 | News Releases

    A sixth defendant has been found not guilty of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the SFO’s ongoing criminal investigation into the manipulation of LIBOR by a jury at Southwark Crown Court.

  • Landmark High Court win for the SFO

    28th Jan 2016 | News Releases

    The High Court yesterday ruled in favour of the SFO over the way it handles the identification of material potentially subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP).

  • LIBOR defendants acquitted

    27th Jan 2016 | News Releases

    Five individuals have been found not guilty of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the SFO’s ongoing criminal investigation into the manipulation of LIBOR by a jury at Southwark Crown Court today.

  • New SFO website

    27th Jan 2016 | Statements

    The SFO has replaced its website, both to update the platform and to better reflect the current organisation.

  • Convicted printing company sentenced and ordered to pay £2.2 million

    8th Jan 2016 | News Releases

    UK printing company Smith and Ouzman Ltd, convicted of making corrupt payments, was today ordered to pay a total of £2.2 million in a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court.

  • EURIBOR – Stephane Esper

    21st Dec 2015 | Statements

    An additional individual, Stephane Esper, will make his first appearance at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 11 January 2016 in relation to the investigation into EURIBOR.

  • Tom Hayes – Appeal

    21st Dec 2015 | Statements

    Tom Hayes’ conviction was upheld and his sentence was reduced from a total of 14 years to 11 years.

  • Sweett Group PLC pleads guilty to bribery offence

    18th Dec 2015 | News Releases

    Sweett Group PLC has today pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to an offence under Section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 regarding conduct in the Middle East.

  • Former JJB Sports PLC head ordered to pay confiscation

    17th Dec 2015 | News Releases

    Convicted fraudster Christopher Ronnie, who was jailed in December 2014 after being found guilty was today ordered to pay a confiscation order of £632,662.31.

  • SFO charges Sweett Group PLC

    9th Dec 2015 | Statements

    The Serious Fraud Office can confirm that Sweett Group PLC has been charged today.