4 minutes and 51 seconds, 10/27/2011
The first act of this drama was enacted a week ago when Olympus fired its CEO, Michael Woodford, who, in turn, alerted the UK authorities of his findings about payments made by the Japanese camera maker in connection with the acquisitions. Mr. Woodford had hired an outside auditor to do a forensic investigation. In this October 18th interview, Mr. Woodford tells the FT's Louise Lucas why he has taken his concerns about the deal-making at his previous employer to the UK Serious Fraud Office. Click through to view the FT video which is just over 10 minutes.