Jury Deliberation In Tesco Accounting Fraud Case Delayed

Law360, London (January 8, 2018, 3:22 PM GMT) -- The start of deliberations by a jury in the high-profile criminal trial of three former Tesco PLC executives accused of fraud and false accounting has been delayed at a London crown court by a week because the judge has been unwell, an agency spokesman said Monday.

The three men — who were all senior managers at Tesco — are standing trial over allegations that they “cooked the books” at the British supermarket giant before the company announced it had overstated its profits by around £250 million ($339...
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