UK Serious Fraud Office

  • Czech Authorities Press Charges in $63M Fraud Case

    Police in the Czech Republic on Monday announced efforts to indict alleged members of a U.K.-based organized crime group accused of stealing 1.4 billion Krona (US$63 million) by defrauding two banks and an insurance company at least 21 times.

  • UK: Jury Finds Unaoil’s ex Managers Guilty of Bribery

    Two former managers of the Monaco-based energy consultancyUnaoil have bribed Iraqi authorities to secure favorable contracts in the war-torn country, a UK court established in a process that was marred by accusations against the head of the UK Serious Fraud Office of having been vulnerable to flattery from an Unaoil agent.

  • Switzerland Probes Glencore’s Business Practices in DR Congo

    Swiss prosecutors have launched a second investigation against mining company Glencore International AG, this time for failing to put organizational measures in place to prevent alleged corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • UK Court Adjourns Graft Trial of Energy Execs

    A London court will suspend the corruption trial of three former energy industry executives for at least two weeks amid attempts to quell the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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