SFO bad news should spark a wider debate By Matt Byrne 16 December 2013 15:37 17 December 2015 13:17 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 18 December 2013 at 07:44 The first thing thats wrong is that George Osborne should not be in charge of the SFO,he contols their budget and who gets prosecuted,as we have seen with the Libor fraud the Barclays directors have walked away with their stolen money even after admitting they rigged the Libor, we know that Labour politicians were involved and the Bank of England,if fact i think politicians,the B of E and Barclays were working closely,and i think it was the same in America,they were trying to sort out the financial mess of the banks in 2008, but of course Barclays were manipulating Libor in 2005, I also believe that bankers were granted immunity from prosecution, the whole sordid business is being hushed up,it would not surprise me in the least if the three dealers who have pleaded not guilty get off, things are just going to get worse in the future as far as fraud goes,none of us will be safe. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.