SFO arrests seven after dawn raids in Axiom Ince 'missing client money' probe

Mark Battersby
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The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on 14 November it had arrested seven individuals and carried out searches across nine sites, as it announced the launch of a criminal investigation into collapsed law firm Axiom Ince and £66m of missing client money. Over eighty SFO investigators, accompanied by Metropolitan Police officers, arrived at locations in the South East of England early on the morning of 14 November to bring individuals in for questioning and search for potential evidence.   Axiom Ince stopped trading last month when approximately £66m in client money was found to be ...

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