Tabloid story prompted SFO to nab Tchenguiz - lawyer
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's embattled Serious Fraud Office pushed for the arrest of Robert Tchenguiz, one of the country's most high-profile property magnates, in part because of an unverified report in a free London tabloid, a court heard on Wednesday. Ken Macdonald, lawyer for Robert the younger brother of Vincent Tchenguiz who are both accused of fraud linked to the collapse of Iceland's Kaupthing bank in 2008, said the SFO decided he was a flight risk and should be arrested partly because the Metro daily reported his house was for sale. ...
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