SFO Under Fire Over Claims Against Execs Cleared Of Fraud

Law360, London (January 24, 2019, 6:27 PM GMT) -- Repeated allegations by the Serious Fraud Office that three former Tesco executives had falsified accounts, even after they were all acquitted in court, reveal flaws in the use of deferred prosecution agreements — and lawyers say it could be time to rethink the controversial legal weapon.

Three former Tesco executives were hit with repeated allegations by the Serious Fraud Office on Wednesday that they falsified accounts at the supermarket chain, even after they were acquitted in court, revealing flaws in the use of deferred prosecution agreements. (Getty) A judge cleared Carl Rogberg, the former U.K. finance manager at the supermarket chain, of...

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