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SFO secures first Bribery Act convictions… and promises more to come - December 2014

10 December 2014

The Serious Fraud Office secured its first convictions for offences under the Bribery Act 2010 on 5 December two and a half years after the Act came into force. Three individuals, former directors of companies involved in the sale and promotion of investment products based on "green biofuel" plantations in Cambodia, were convicted of a range of criminal offences and sentenced to a total of 28 years' imprisonment.

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