Press Releases • Jun 15, 2017 16:07 BST
Five men and a woman have been arrested in the West Midlands and the South of England as part of a joint investigation by UK and French authorities into a suspected £440m alcohol fraud and money laundering.
Press Releases • Nov 11, 2016 09:58 GMT
A London money launderer and his accomplice, whose bid to escape arrest by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) was thwarted by a traffic jam, have been jailed for a total of eight-and-a-half years for laundering £5.9m.
Press Releases • Sep 16, 2016 18:01 BST
A Wanstead businessman, who claimed to trade in fine wines and diamonds but instead conned investors to fund a lavish lifestyle, buying luxury cars and hundreds of pairs of expensive trainers, has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for a £350,000 fraud.
Press Releases • Feb 12, 2016 11:10 GMT
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Damian Hinds has written to thousands of businesses urging them to apply for the new Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme.
Press Releases • Jan 07, 2016 14:03 GMT
Five men have been sentenced for their role in trying to inundate the UK with illicit cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds in lost duty and taxes, and attempting to launder their criminal profits.
Press Releases • Jul 22, 2015 13:22 BST
Alcohol wholesalers need to start preparing to apply for the new Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme, HM Revenue and Customs urged today.
Press Releases • May 21, 2015 12:45 BST
Over 68 thousand litres of alcohol and three lorries have been seized in an overnight operation to crackdown on excise fraud and smuggling in the Port of Dover.