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SFO chief was criticized by Unaoil trial judge over contacts with agent

By Martin Coyle and Annie Robertson
  • 13 Jul 2020 08:12
  • 20 Jul 2020 17:53
While the UK’s Serious Fraud Office has secured convictions in its Unaoil-linked bribery prosecution, it can now be revealed that the trial also exposed agency chief Lisa Osofsky to criticism over her dealings with a US-based representative of the oil-sector consultancy's owners, the Monaco-based Ahsani family.
The trial in London ended with

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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