One of Britain’s most wanted tax fugitives, the man at the centre of a vast, multi-million pound tax fraud, who fled the UK in July 2014 to avoid prison, has been deported from Dubai after being caught travelling with a fake British passport.
A 49-year-old Anstruther businessman, who faked paperwork to steal almost £490,000 in tax refunds he was not entitled to, has been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators uncovered his VAT fraud.
The director of a fire safety and security firm and his ex-wife, have been jailed for a total of six years and nine months for stealing £815,000 tax, National Insurance and VAT after they were investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The director of an Aberdeen security company, who was convicted of stealing more than £419,000 VAT and removing criminal property from Scotland, after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The director of an Edinburgh construction company, who lied about her business expenses in a VAT fraud, has been jailed for two years after an investigation into her company’s finances by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Two men have been arrested in connection with a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Revenue Commissioners, into the importation and distribution of suspected illicit fuel.
Two men, who were caught with a van containing half a million illicit cigarettes just a week before going on trial for an almost identical fraud, have each been jailed for 30 months after they were investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).