UK Starts Criminal Laundering Investigations against Lawyers for Top Law Firms

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Friday, June 1, 2001
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
17
Issue: 
6
224
Abstract: 
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced investigations of six lawyers linked to six of Britain’s top law firms, indicating that it is enforcing the gatekeepers’ initiative. Already the SFO has charged two senior solicitors and is investigating four others. Each of the lawyers is allegedly involved in separate multi-million-pound frauds…[more]