Green reported to Fraud Office

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green has been reported to the Serious Fraud Office.

Last Updated: 25/04/13 at 07:29 Post Comment

Charles Green: Reported to Serious Fraud Office

Charles Green: Reported to Serious Fraud Office

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green has been reported to the Serious Fraud Office, according to an announcement on the London Stock Exchange.

Worthington Group plc, which recently purchased a share of a company owned by the club's former chairman, Craig Whyte, posted the notice on Wednesday.

The allegations relate to the conduct of Green and commercial director Imran Ahmad, it said.

Worthington Group said it uncovered the alleged "information" during its purchase of a 26% stake in Whyte's company Law Financial Ltd.

The group claims Sevco 5088, which bought all of the business and assets of Rangers when the club entered administration last year, is a subsidiary of Law Financial.

Rangers released a statement on Wednesday which said Sevco 5088 is a defunct non-trading company, which is "not an active subsidiary of the Rangers International Football Club".

Green, also in a statement to the London Stock Exchange, announced last week that he was stepping down following controversy over alleged racist comments he made in a newspaper interview and speculation that he had closer links to Whyte than he had first admitted to.

Worthington Group's stock market announcement said: "During the course of the company's due diligence process, relating to its purchase of a stake in Law Financial, information has been discovered relating to the conduct of Mr Charles Green and Mr Imran Ahmad. This has today been reported to the Serious Fraud Office."

Rangers said earlier that "no legal claim has been received by Charles Green, Imran Ahmad or the group" from Whyte, Law Financial or Worthington Group.

No-one was immediately available to comment at the Serious Fraud Office.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet


Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew braced for protests

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Premier League: Christian Benteke closing on Aston Villa comeback

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is edging closer to a first-team comeback, manager Paul Lambert has revealed.

Transfer News: Peter Crouch could earn new Stoke contract as QPR maintain interest

Mark Hughes is open to rewarding Peter Crouch with a new contract at Stoke as QPR remain interested in the striker.

Premier League: Crystal Palace beat Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park

Crystal Palace came from behind to beat Everton 3-2 and pick up their first win of the Premier League campaign.

Mail Box

Clattenburg And Assistants Should Be Suspended

It's a Mailbox containing Manchester United fans taking defeat to Leicester pretty well, plus some long thoughts on Gerrard and Liverpool, plus Southampton congratulations...

Liverpool Aren't Even Exciting This Season

Liverpool fans are seemingly resigned to slipping back into mediocrity, which in September isn't exactly ideal. Plus better Arsenal, Allardyce praise and an excited Saint...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property