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Tchenguiz brothers prepare to take legal action against GT over SFO probe

Lawyers for Vincent Tchenguiz takes first steps in further legal action after agency settles with brothers

04 Aug 2014

tchenguizs

SFO agree £1.5m deal in final Tchenguiz brothers raids claim

Agency will pay Robert Tchenguiz £1.5m plus costs to settle case, after agreeing a separate £3m award with brother Vincent

01 Aug 2014

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Grant Thornton could face £200m civil suit over Tchenguiz SFO raids

Vincent Tchenguiz considers legal action against firm after SFO settles damages claim

29 Jul 2014

Menzies launches forensic service

Menzies appoints forensics experts Gavin Cunningham and Philip de Nahlik

04 Jun 2014

FRC launches investigation into jailed Torex Retail directors

Profession’s watchdog launch investigation of ex-Torex accountant Mark Woodbridge and CEO Christopher Moore after their criminal convictions

04 Dec 2013

Olympus in court for allegedly misleading EY auditors

Serious Fraud Office alleges Olympus and UK subsidiary made false or misleading statements to its EY auditors at Westminster magistrates

13 Sep 2013

SFO charges Olympus over accounting scandal

Serious Fraud Office brings prosecution against Olympus and its UK subsidiary in connection to a £1.1bn accounting scandal

04 Sep 2013

HP board sued over Autonomy acquisition

Shareholders claim HP board members were aware of red flags at Autonomy prior to HP’s acquisition

10 May 2013

Barclays SFO probe will target business, not individuals

SFO probe borne out of FSA investigation into the bank and former senior employees including finance director Chris Lucas, but will not look at individuals

30 Aug 2012

Grant Thornton's role in Tchenguiz case questioned

A barrister has questioned information Grant Thornton provided to the SFO in its investigation of Mayfair property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz

28 May 2012

SFO brings criminal charges against accountant

A JJB supplier and the former CEO face criminal charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office

04 Apr 2012

SFO reprieved in anti-crime overhaul

Let-off for Richard Alderman's Serious Fraud Office despite formation of National Crime Agency

10 Jun 2011

Authorities wake up to £38bn robbery

The Police finally taking fraud seriously, says Martin Williams

10 May 2011

Former Torex Retail chairman charged with false accounting

Former chairman the latest in a line of executives charged over Torex accounting problems

10 May 2011

SFO charges another Torex accountant

Group financial accountant and ex-chairman charged

06 May 2011

Former Torex subsidiary FD guilty of fraud

Chrsitopher Ford, former FD of Torex subsidiary XNC, found guilty of fraud, after SFO investigation

19 Jan 2011

KPMG investigated over BAE audit

KPMG investigated over ten years of BAE Systems audits

25 Oct 2010

SFO seeks £200,000 after Deloitte unearths KTG boss fraud

Serious Fraud Office gunning for almost £200,000 repayment from director in the wake of Deloitte liquidators uncovering fraudulent activity at collapsed car reseller

02 Jun 2010

SFO conviction rates rises

Fraud investigations secure more convictions and recovers more money

01 Apr 2010

Taking hits

The SFO’s settlement with BAE systems may have wider implications

18 Feb 2010

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