Serious Fraud Office

Serious Fraud Office

The SFO is a non-ministerial government department. Its role is to investigate and prosecute cases of serious or complex fraud in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and overseas bribery and corruption with a UK connection. Since the introduction of the 2010 Bribery Act, its role has expanded to include domestic corruption as well. The SFO is headed by the Director, David Green CB QC, who acts under the superintendence of the Attorney General.

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was established by the Criminal Justice Act 1987. The SFO's total voted expenditure was £57,047,000, as set out in Schedule 1 (Statement of Parliamentary Supply) to the SFO's Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14. The Director of the Serious Fraud Office is an executive position. The Director also has responsibility for chairing the Management Board.

Departmental Details
Address2-4 Cockspur Street, London, SW1Y 5BS
Phone020 7239 7000
Chief Executive / SecretaryDavid Green CB QC

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