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Tesco staff to UK managing director: “I don’t want to go to jail for this”

By Emily Casswell

31 October 2018

Tesco staff to UK managing director: “I don’t want to go to jail for this” Tesco in Scotland Credit: iStock.com/Liz Leyden

The senior Tesco accountant who blew the whistle on the UK supermarket’s £250 million accounting hole told a London jury that commercial directors were under pressure to meet unsustainable targets.