Fraud investigation into G4S tagging services contract

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into the Government's contract with G4S for the provision of electronic monitoring, or tagging, services, the security firm has confirmed.

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Tagging contracts fraud probe

A fraud inquiry has been launched into security firms G4S and Serco over their contracts for tagging criminals. In July it emerged they had charged for monitoring offenders including those who were dead, back in prison, or had had their tags removed