Category Archives: Case Updates
SFO confirms investigation into suspected bribery at Glencore group of companies5th Rhag 2019 | Case Updates
Following the announcement by Glencore PLC, the SFO confirms it is investigating suspicions of bribery in the conduct of business by the Glencore group of companies, its officials, employees, agents and associated persons.
Solar panel fraudsters ordered to pay £413,206.10 compensation to victims27th Tach 2019 | Case Updates
Two men who scammed millions of pounds from 760 vulnerable victims in a fraudulent solar panel scheme have today been ordered to pay confiscation totalling £413,206.10.
Court orders Alstom Network UK Ltd to pay £16.4 million25th Tach 2019 | Case Updates
Alstom Network UK Ltd has today been ordered to pay a total of £16.4 million for conspiracy to corrupt relating to a contract to supply trams in Tunisia. This sentence comprises £15 million in fines and £1.4 million in costs.
Ponzi fraudster’s assets confiscated31st Hyd 2019 | Case Updates
The SFO has today confiscated the realisable assets of Nicholas Levene, the former City trader who was found guilty of fraud in 2012. When Levene was handed a confiscation order in March 2013, due to bankruptcy proceedings, his available realisable assets totalled £1. Today, the SFO has confiscated approximately £118,000 of Levene’s assets.
SFO concludes investigation into LIBOR manipulation18th Hyd 2019 | Case Updates
The Serious Fraud Office today announced the closure of its investigation into LIBOR manipulation. Following a thorough investigation and a detailed review of the available evidence, there will be no further charges brought in this case.
Serial “Phoenix” fraudster jailed for over 9 years after 15 years on the run18th Medi 2019 | Case Updates
Christopher Woodhead’s decade and a half on the run has ended, following an enforcement hearing at Leeds Magistrates’ Court today.
Saunders Electrical fraudsters ordered to pay over £7million10th Medi 2019 | Case Updates
Jolan Saunders and Michael Strubel, former company executives at Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Ltd, have this week been ordered to pay confiscation orders totalling £7,393,663.33.
Currency fraudster Peter Chapman ordered to pay £441,944.385th Medi 2019 | Case Updates
Peter Chapman, a former manager of polymer banknote manufacturer Securency PTY Ltd, was today ordered to pay a confiscation order of £441,944.38.
SFO charges second individual in relation to Global Forestry Investments investigation31st Gor 2019 | Case Updates
Omari Bowers, a former director of Global Forestry Investments, has been charged with conspiracy to defraud, forgery, and misconduct in the course of winding up. He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 2 August 2019.
John Venskus ordered to pay £410k confiscation order23rd Gor 2019 | Case Updates
John Venskus was ordered by His Honour Judge Beddoe to pay a £410,786.14 confiscation order on 22 July at Southwark Crown Court.
De La Rue plc23rd Gor 2019 | Case Updates
The SFO confirms it has opened an investigation into the activities of the De La Rue group and its associated persons in relation to suspected corruption in South Sudan.
Former Unaoil executive pleads guilty to conspiracy to give corrupt payments19th Gor 2019 | Case Updates
Basil Al Jarah, Unaoil’s former partner in Iraq, pleaded guilty on 15 July 2019 to five offences of conspiracy to give corrupt payments in connection with the SFO’s investigation into Unaoil.