G4S: We will deal with tag contract in prompt manner

A statement from G4S said it believes that any evidence or indication of dishonesty should be referred to the relevant authorities including, if appropriate, the SFO.

G4S is committed to having close and open relationships with our customers and we strive to work in partnership for the mutual benefit of our organisations.We place the highest premium on customer service and integrity and therefore take very seriously the concerns expressed by the Ministry of Justice. We are determined to deal with these issues in a prompt and appropriate manner.

– G4S group chief executive Ashley Almanza

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