SFO send BAE data in error

The Serious Fraud Office says it has accidentally sent thousands of pages of evidence relating to an investigation into defence giant BAE Systems to the wrong person.

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BAE Systems 'concerned' to hear about SFO data loss

BAE Systems has said that it is "concerned" to hear of the data loss, but that it is "a matter for the Serious Fraud Office".

The defence giant also confirmed in a statement that the material was not sent to a current or former employee of the company.

We were concerned to hear of this unfortunate incident but understand it has now been dealt with by the relevant authorities. Ultimately, this is a matter for the SFO and as far as BAE Systems is concernedit is now closed.

– bae systems statement

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