Analysis

How Mistakes, Misjudgment & Distrust Sunk SFO Bribery Case

By Richard Crump (July 22, 2022, 5:59 PM BST) -- A retired judge's damning findings that the director of the Serious Fraud Office made a "mistakes and misjudgments" during a major corruption probe that upended three convictions has heaped further pressure on the agency and its beleaguered boss.

A series of "fundamental failures" by the SFO's director, Lisa Osofsky, and other senior officials during a major corruption probe has been pinpointed in an independent review. (SFO) David Calvert-Smith, a former director of public prosecutions and High Court judge, identified a series of "fundamental failures" by SFO Director Lisa Osofsky and other senior officials in an independent review of the agency's botched...

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