The Daily Telegraph asked Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman what the implications of recession caused by Covid-19 will be for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Aziz said that the SFO will probably find itself having to investigate a lot of allegations of pandemic-related fraud, with healthcare and investment-related scams as well as price-fixing creating an increased workload for the agency.
He also outlined why recessions can lead to more business crime being detected – and why this could see the SFO taking on significantly more new investigations than it has in recent years.
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