Financial Crime Financial Crime

SFO's capabilities hamstrung by Covid-19 outbreak, data reveal

By Martin Coyle
  • 17 Jun 2020 08:39
  • 17 Jun 2020 08:39

The UK fraud agency didn't conduct any interviews with suspects or any searches for at least the first eight weeks of the UK's Covid-19 lockdown from March 23, it confirmed today, suggesting pandemic public-health measures have had a dramatic effect on its work.

In a response to an Freedom of Information request by

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