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The trial of Chris Bush, John Scouler and Carl Rogberg, three senior Tesco executives accused of inflating the company's profit figures, is sure to be a long and complex process. Follow latest developments here.

Tesco Fraud Trial

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How the Tesco fraud case improved supplier relations Subscription

13 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

While the SFO’s case against two Tesco executives has been thrown out, the financial scandal has changed relations between…

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Tesco fraud trial is thrown out... so who was to blame?

07 Dec 2018 | By Adam Leyland

The SFO smelt blood. And in Bush and Scouler (and UK finance director Carl Rogberg) it thought it had found the villains of the piece


Tesco court case has changed grocery forever Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Even to a lawyer who once prosecuted mass murderer Fred West, a courtroom ordeal such as this was unusual


Tesco directors acquitted of fraud charges due to lack of evidence

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Judge John Royce ruled that former UK managing director Chris Bush, and John Scouler, ex-UK food commercial director, should be found not guilty

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Tesco CEO Dave Lewis tells court of 'shock' over profits Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Two former directors at the supermarket chain are standing trial accused of fraud

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Retrial of Tesco executives Chris Bush & John Scouler begins Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The evidence came as a retrial began into the 2014 profits scandal that saw Tesco lurch into its worst-ever financial crisis

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Carl Rogberg will not face September retrial in Tesco fraud case

31 Jul 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retrial of Chris Bush and John Scouler is due to start on 3 September


Serious Fraud Office to pursue retrial of Tesco executives

02 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The original trial was dismissed last month after one defendant suffered a heart attack

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Tesco fraud trial discontinued pending re-trial

06 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The jury has been discharged following the heart attack of one of the former executives

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Tesco fraud trial told former MD Bush won't be giving evidence Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

At the start of Chris Bush’s defence, Southwark Crown Court was told by his barrister he’d opted not to give evidence

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'No evidence Rogberg bullied staff to falsify Tesco accounts' Subscription

29 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Nicholas Purnell QC told Southwark Crown Court that Rogberg was ‘outside the circle of knowledge’ of the legacy paper

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Kevin Grace sues Tesco for wrongful dismissal Subscription

13 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Grace lost his job after Tesco misreported its profits in 2014. He was accused on dismissal of “serious negligence”…

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Broadbent tells court of Dave Lewis call over profit black hole Subscription

08 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Sir Richard Broadbent has told a court of the moment new CEO Dave Lewis called him to reveal the bombshell

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Dave Lewis tells court of his 'shock' when told of Tesco profit black hole Subscription

03 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Lewis said he became aware of the issue on 19 September 2014 having joined the company on 1 September as its new CEO

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Tesco trial: one executive had the discrepancy read out to him Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Carl Rogberg, 50, Chris Bush, 51, and John Scouler, 49, are accused of failing to correct inaccurately recorded figures

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Highlights from the first week of Tesco fraud trial Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Rogberg, Bush and Scouler plead not guilty as the trial starts

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Tesco whistleblower: team was 'falling apart' due to pressure Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Amit Soni told Southwark Crown Court senior management brushed aside the concerns of commercial directors

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Tesco whistleblower claims managers ignored jail fears Subscription

05 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Senior members of the team were desperate to ‘cover the gap’ in budget targets, jury told

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Tesco accounting scandal 'consumed life' of whistleblower Subscription

03 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Court told two other Tesco employees quit their jobs over pressure to guard the “biggest kept secret”

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Tesco target chase 'spiralled out of control' court told Subscription

03 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The court heard that by July 2014 Tesco employees had made several attempts to highlight “unrealistic targets”

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