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Unaoil convictions a “hollow victory” for SFO after misconduct allegations

By James Thomas

16 July 2020

Unaoil convictions a “hollow victory” for SFO after misconduct allegations Director of the SFO Lisa Osofsky speaking at the 2nd annual GIR Live Women in Investigations conference

The SFO’s conduct in the Unaoil investigation has cast a shadow on a much-needed prosecutorial victory, but experts say the UK’s leading anti-fraud agency will survive the affair.