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UK fraud agency chief accused of hiding behind Unaoil review to avoid answering lawmakers

By Martin Coyle
  • 29 Mar 2022 17:18
  • 29 Mar 2022 17:18
The head of the UK's fraud agency was today accused by lawmakers of “hiding” behind an ongoing investigation into its handling of one of its biggest cases to avoid answering questions in Parliament.
Serious Fraud Office Director Lisa Osofsky, who appeared at a Justice Committee hearing, repeatedly refused to be

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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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