Press Releases • Jan 30, 2017 09:03 GMT
Six members of an organised crime network, which smuggled almost three million illicit cigarettes into the UK hidden in hollowed-out table tops, have been sentenced for their role in evading more than £657,000 in taxes. Four of the men were jailed for a total of ten years and two months.
Press Releases • Jul 15, 2015 13:46 BST
Six men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £22 million tobacco smuggling, tax evasion and money laundering fraud.
Press Releases • Nov 21, 2014 16:53 GMT
The director of a Cambridgeshire company who ignored trade sanctions and exported over £3 million worth of banned products has been told that he and his company must pay over a total of £1.14 million of criminal profits within six months.
Press Releases • Jul 30, 2013 14:04 BST
The financial backers of a criminal enterprise that attempted to smuggle 20 million cigarettes into the UK by describing them as babies’ toys have been ordered to repay £2.7 million or face further jail terms.
Press Releases • Jul 18, 2013 10:39 BST
Officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigating a suspected £6 million cigarette smuggling fraud have arrested five people during raids across the Peterborough and Spalding areas.