SFO passes on more than 90 percent of complaints, says function isn’t compromised by lean budget

Thu, 05 Dec 2013

By Jonathan Underhill Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) – The Serious Fraud Office completed 28 investigations last year, amounting to just 6 percent of complaints received though the state agency says its ability to pursue important cases isn’t compromised by a lean budget. Newly appointed chief executive Julie Read appeared before the law and order select committee yesterday for the SFO’s annual financial review. The corporate crime investigator is facing the end of 25 percent additional funding it got following the global financial crisis to pursue w...

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