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Tesco executives committed false accounting “on an industrial scale”

By Michael Griffiths

08 October 2018

Tesco executives committed false accounting “on an industrial scale”

Driven to meet unrealistic targets, two Tesco “generals” orchestrated a scheme to incorrectly record income that resulted in a £2 billion-pound drop of the UK supermarket’s share price, a court has heard.