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UK fraud office doesn’t need to make cases impossibly hard, Ephgrave tells lawmakers

By Martin Coyle
  • 14 May 2024 16:30
  • 14 May 2024 16:30
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office doesn’t need to “boil the ocean” when investigating cases, the agency’s head told lawmakers today as he signaled a more pragmatic approach to tackling criminal probes.
Nick Ephgrave was giving evidence to the Justice Committee in Parliament today, seven months into his role as SFO

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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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