Accused Tesco ‘book cookers’ walk free and claim SFO probe was ‘flawed’

Two former Tesco chiefs accused of cooking the books in a £250million accounting scandal were cleared of fraud due to lack of evidence. Chris Bush, 52, and John Scouler, 50, were said to have acted as the ‘generals’ behind the plot which eventually wiped £2billion off the total share value of Britain’s biggest retailer. Bush, former UK managing director, and Scouler, former UK food commercial director, allegedly encouraged workers to log future profits in a bid to inflate the perceived…

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