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Entries in Serious Fraud Office (246)

Thursday
Dec222016

Former Sweett Group exec jailed for destroying bribery evidence

A former construction company executive who worked in the Middle East was sentenced to prison Wednesday after a London jury convicted him of destroying evidence during an investigation into overseas bribery.

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Thursday
Dec152016

SFO ends investigation of alleged oil company bribes in Somalia

Lord Howard of Lympne, Chairman of Soma Oil & GasThe UK Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday it has closed its 18-month criminal investigation into Soma Oil & Gas and allegations of corruption in Somalia.

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Monday
Dec122016

DOJ creates new job in London at SFO, FCA

The DOJ said Friday it has created a new position for a lawyer who'll be seconded to the UK for two years to collaborate on financial fraud and foreign bribery cases.

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Wednesday
Dec072016

Bill Steinman: It's time to meet the International Foreign Bribery Taskforce

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the International Foreign Bribery Taskforce (IFBT). Not familiar with the IFBT? It doesn’t get a lot of attention.

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Tuesday
Jul192016

SFO announces Unaoil investigation

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday it is "conducting a criminal investigation into the activities of Unaoil, its officers, its employees and its agents in connection with suspected offenses of bribery, corruption and money laundering."

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Wednesday
Jul132016

SFO charges logistics firm and seven individuals with Angola bribery

The UK Serious Fraud Office Wednesday charged logistics and freight operations company F.H. Bertling Ltd and seven individuals with bribing an agent of the Angolan state oil company, Sonangol.

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Monday
Jul112016

SFO resolves foreign bribery case with second DPA

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday a court approved its second application for a deferred prosecution agreement to settle Bribery Act and related offenses committed in several foreign countries.

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Wednesday
Jul062016

SFO seeks retrial of two former LIBOR traders

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday it is seeking a retrial of two former Barclays traders after their jury trial ended Monday without verdicts.

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Tuesday
Jul052016

American among three ex-Barclays traders convicted in London LIBOR trial  

Three former employees of Barclays Bank plc were convicted Monday by a jury at the Southwark Crown Court of manipulating the U.S. Dollar LIBOR.

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Wednesday
May112016

UK Enforcement: Former banknote company exec convicted of overseas bribery

Image courtesy of Innovia SecurityA former manager of a polymer banknote manufacturer was convicted Wednesday of four counts of making corrupt payments to a foreign official.

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Thursday
May052016

Bahamas utility official convicted of taking Alstom bribes

A jury in the Bahamas Tuesday convicted a former board member of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation of bribery, finding he took hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Alstom win contracts, reduce penalties for late performance, and overturn a government award to a competitor.

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Thursday
Apr142016

Bill Waite on the Panama Papers: It's time for some crisis management

A good friend of mine who ended his career as a very senior police officer once gave me an excellent piece of advice. He told me that anyone can manage an organization when things are going well -- it is when things become difficult that true leaders emerge.

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