Two men who faked charity donations so they could fraudulently claim more than £5 million in Gift Aid repayments have been jailed for a total of 19 years between them after their scam was uncovered by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The director of three payroll and book-keeping companies who stole over £250,000 to keep his business afloat by pocketing his employees’ tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and failing to pay VAT bills has been jailed for two years.
A Southampton businessman who stole more than £1.7 million of taxpayers’ money to prop up his failing businesses and maintain a lavish lifestyle has been jailed for five and a half years following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Two people who ran a money laundering service to criminals through their family-owned London bureaux de change have been jailed for 19 years, after ‘cleaning up’ £145 million of dirty cash. Two others who acted as money couriers were also jailed.
A former soldier turned tax agent who lied to cover up incorrect returns submitted for clients, has been convicted of six offences under the Fraud Act following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).