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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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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”…

Tesco non-exec chairman Sir Richard Broadbent

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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Tesco workers 'bullied into cooking books' claims prosecution Subscription

29 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Prosecution claims staff in “relatively subordinate positions” presented false figures to meet the profit targets

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Tesco executives 'knew income records were wrong' court told Subscription

29 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The men are charged with fraud by abuse of position and false accounting from February to September 2014

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Jury told Tesco fraud trial could last 'into the new year' Subscription

27 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Case involving three former Tesco directors is expected to be opened on Friday

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Tesco fraud trial is the biggest court case in the industry’s history Subscription

25 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The trial of three senior Tesco employees accused of inflating figures is sure to be a long haul full of legal drama as the men fight to clear their name

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Former Tesco execs Scouler, Rogberg and Bush face trial today Subscription

25 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Trial follows a Serious Fraud Office investigation into Tesco’s £326m overstatement of its profits in 2014.

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