Serious Fraud Office might need abolishing
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The piece by Times Legal Editor Jonathan Ames said:
“The senior fraud-fighting agency is so riven by failure and ‘unprofessional behaviour’ that it may need to be abolished, according to a new report.
“Disbanding the Serious Fraud Office and reallocating its powers is potentially the only solution to the agency’s well-publicised problems, researchers at the Institute of Economic Affairs, the right-of-centre think tank, claim.
“They have laid out a charge sheet against the 36-year-old agency, arguing that it has been ‘responsible for a series of expensive and high-profile failed prosecutions, unlawful prosecutions and breaches of the civil service code’.”
The full article can be read here and you can read the paper here.