Peter Finnigan QC

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Peter Finnigan QC: news

R -v- Mabey
11.2.2011

Peter Finnigan QC acted for the Serious Fraud Office in its recent successful prosecution of Charles Forsyth and David Mabey. The two men, former directors of Mabey and Johnson Ltd.,  were convicted  by a Southwark jury of authorising ‘kickbacks’ worth £355,000 to be paid to the regime of Saddam Hussein in order to secure a contract to provide bridging.

This is the first of a series of SFO prosecutions alleging breaches of UN sanctions in Iraq. The defendants will be sentenced on 23rd February 2011.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12416655  

 

 


Notable cases:

Operation Forego (2012)
Money Laundering prosecution

R v Uzoma-Ubani & Others (2012)
Successful prosecution of a multi-million pound fraud

Mabey & Johnson Ltd (2011)
Corporate sanctions busting

R v Meehan & others; R v Hening & others (2011)
Linked carousel fraud cases 2008 - 2011

R v David Mabey & Charles Forsyth (2011)
Successful  SFO prosecution of sanctions busting

Operation Tangelo (1 and 2) (2010)
Excise Fraud

Innospec Ltd (2010)
SFO plea agreement

Operation Bedel (R v H) (2009)
Excise Fraud

R v Hussain & others (2008)
Insurance fraud in motor trade

R v Oshodin & others (2007)
Multi-handed fraud on banks

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