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SFO may investigate Equitable Life

The Serious Fraud Office is expected to be asked to look into the demise of Equitable Life.

According to a report in the weekend press, this is expected to happen once Lord Penrose&#39s inquiry is complete, due in the next few weeks.

Policyholders are awaiting the report to establish whether there is any potential for compensation from the Government.

The SFO has reportedly said it has not yet been asked to investigate, but would do so if a complaint was put before it.

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