GFI Trial Date Set.
Provisional trial date set for Skeene and Bowers.
Posted By Green Pension Trustees 30 October 2019.
The Global Forestry Investments scheme has seen a provisional trial date set for 6 April 2021.
The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") continues to investigate the alleged fraud conducted by Global Forestry Investments, and its directors Andrew Skeene and Omari Bowers.
The two were charged in July for alleged frauds concerning the company between August 2010 and December 2015.
Skeene has been charged with three offences of conspiracy to defraud, four counts of forgery and one of misconduct in the course of winding up. He has also been charged with one offence of making a false statement when not under oath.
Bowers has been charged with conspiracy to defraud, forgery, and misconduct in the course of winding up.
The SFO’s statement on the charges against Skeene can be viewed: [Click Here]