Serious Fraud Office denies dropping its inquiry into Robert Tchenguiz

Posted 03/10/2012 - 20:36 by anrigaut

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The Serious Fraud Office has denied that it is poised to abandon its investigation into Robert Tchenguiz, despite releasing the property magnate from his bail conditions late last week.

The SFO insisted on Sunday that the case remains live and ongoing, and dismissed as "speculation" reports that it would soon drop the whole inquiry. It also confirmed that it is not renewing bail conditions for Tchenguiz or the two other remaining suspects in its three-year investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing. ...