Former Chief Information Officer sentenced for bribery and false accounting offences

James Hines KC and John Greany, instructed by the CPS specialist fraud division, prosecuted the former Chief Information Officer of Achilles Group Holdings Limited for bribery, false accounting and money laundering.

Brian Chant had accepted substantial bribes for the award of an IT contract worth over £12 million. Following a five week trial at Southwark Crown Court he was sentenced on 01.02.22 by HHJ Cahill KC to imprisonment for 6 years.

You can read further on the case here.

3rd February 2022