20 Jun 2017

Barclays Bank and four former executives charged with fraud

Washington Correspondent

It will be the first case of its kind in Britain: four senior bankers facing criminal charges over their money-raising operations during the 2008 financial crash. After a five-year investigation, the Serious Fraud Office has accused the men – and the bank itself – of fraud over arrangements with Qatari investors to help Barclays Bank avoid a government bailout.