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Gorffennaf 2020

  • Second former Unaoil executive sentenced for bribery in post-occupation Iraq

    30th Gor 2020 | Case Updates

    Stephen Whiteley, Unaoil’s former territory manager for Iraq, has today become the second Unaoil executive to be sentenced for paying over $500,000 in bribes to secure a $55m contract to supply offshore mooring buoys. He was sentenced by HHJ Beddoe to 3 years’ imprisonment.

  • SFO charges GPT and three individuals following corruption investigation

    30th Gor 2020 | Eitemau newyddion

    The Serious Fraud Office has brought charges against GPT Special Project Management Ltd and three individuals in connection with its investigation into allegations concerning the conduct of GPT’s business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • SFO Annual Report and Accounts 2019-2020

    22nd Gor 2020 | Datganiadau

    Statement from the Director. I present the Annual Report for the Serious Fraud Office for the reporting year 2019-20.

  • SFO receives approval for DPA with G4S Care & Justice Services (UK) Ltd

    17th Gor 2020 | Eitemau newyddion

    The Serious Fraud Office has today received final approval to enter into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with G4S Care and Justice Services (UK) Ltd (G4S C&J) relating to a scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in connection with contracts for electronic monitoring of offenders. In entering the DPA, G4S C&J has accepted responsibility for three offences of fraud against the MoJ arising from the scheme to deceive the MoJ as to the true extent of G4S C&J’s profits between 2011 and 2012 from its contracts for the provision of electronic monitoring services. The scheme was designed to prevent the MoJ from attempting to decrease G4S C&J’s revenues under those contracts. The Director of the Serious Fraud Office, Lisa Osofsky, said: “This DPA ensures G4S C&J is held accountable for its methodical fraud against the Ministry of Justice. The DPA reflects our continued commitment to using the full range of tools available to us to hold corporates to account and ensure justice for victims of fraud.”

  • Former Unaoil executives guilty of giving corrupt payments for oil contracts in post-occupation Iraq

    13th Gor 2020 | Eitemau newyddion

    The SFO has secured convictions against two former oil executives who conspired to give corrupt payments to secure contracts in Iraq.

  • SFO receives approval in principle for DPA with G4S Care and Justice Services (UK) Ltd

    10th Gor 2020 | Eitemau newyddion

    Following the announcement from G4S Plc, the Serious Fraud Office can confirm that it has today received approval in principle to enter into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with G4S Care and Justice Services (UK) Ltd (G4S C&J), a wholly-owned subsidiary of G4S Plc.