The United Kingdom Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged Barclays Bank PLC with unlawful financial assistance related to billions of pounds raised from Qatar in 2008. The same charges were brought against Barclays PLC in June last year.
A senior banker from a UK bank has admitted conspiring to defraud over manipulating the Libor lending rate. The banker, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is the first person in the UK to plead guilty to the offence.
The United Kingdom Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the £3tn-a-day foreign exchange market. The probe will look into allegations of fraudulent conduct, the director of the SFO said in a statement.