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Payback time for Dorset tax fraudster

Payback time for Dorset tax fraudster

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2017 12:46 GMT

A Christchurch builder, who evaded more than £128,000 in tax, has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £141,453 within three months, or remain in prison for a further 18 months and still owe the money.

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2017 10:40 BST

A Newcastle businessman, who was jailed for tax fraud, faces selling his sea front property, Land Rovers, and other assets, to repay the money he stole.

Luxury car VAT fraudster must repay £2m

Luxury car VAT fraudster must repay £2m

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 15:26 BST

A jailed luxury car dealer, who built a property empire with profits from a VAT scam involving Lamborghinis, Porsches and Mercedes, must repay £2 million.

Blackburn fuel fraudster payback time

Blackburn fuel fraudster payback time

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2017 13:31 BST

A Blackburn petrol station owner, who was jailed for selling hundreds of thousands of litres of illegal diesel to unsuspecting motorists, has been ordered to repay £133,660 in stolen taxes.

Rochdale tax fraudster to repay £400k

Rochdale tax fraudster to repay £400k

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2017 15:04 BST

A Rochdale businessman, who pocketed nearly £1.25 million from two VAT frauds, has been ordered to repay almost £400,000 or face another four years in jail after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Illegal tobacco traders to repay £175k

Illegal tobacco traders to repay £175k

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2017 08:00 BST

Three Lancashire men, who were jailed last year for their part in a £16 million illegal tobacco fraud, have been ordered to repay more than £175,000 or serve extra time in jail.

Fermanagh VAT fraudster ordered to repay crime cash

Fermanagh VAT fraudster ordered to repay crime cash

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2017 17:37 BST

A County Fermanagh farmer, who was jailed in 2014 for stealing £1.3 million in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been ordered to pay back more than £390,000, or serve a further three and a half years in prison.

VAT fraudster ordered to repay £2.2m

VAT fraudster ordered to repay £2.2m

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2017 16:51 BST

A convicted fraudster from Lancashire, who was part of a VAT repayment fraud involving fake construction companies, must repay more than £2.2 million.

Tax fraudster stripped of River Thames land

Tax fraudster stripped of River Thames land

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2016 11:53 BST

A Dubai-based British businessman, who financed a major cigarette smuggling gang, has been stripped of prime Thames-side land to pay back £4.5 million.

Huyton cigarette smuggler has to repay £340k

Huyton cigarette smuggler has to repay £340k

Press Releases   •   Oct 21, 2016 14:17 BST

A convicted cigarette smuggler from Huyton has been ordered to repay £340,000 or face a further four years in jail.

From cellar to cell for wine trader conman

From cellar to cell for wine trader conman

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.

Payback time for TV advert tax fraudster

Payback time for TV advert tax fraudster

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 15:04 BST

A double-glazing salesman and TV advert celebrity from Burnley, who was sentenced for tax fraud in 2016, has been ordered to repay £50,000 in stolen taxes.

Lancashire tobacco smuggler’s payback time

Lancashire tobacco smuggler’s payback time

Press Releases   •   Jun 28, 2016 15:24 BST

A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail.

Payback time for payroll tax fraudster

Payback time for payroll tax fraudster

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2016 14:50 GMT

A businessman from Reading, who stole more than £1 million from his workers’ pay packets, has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £884,023, within six months, or remain in prison for a further six years.

College principal sentenced for tax fraud and ordered to repay profits

College principal sentenced for tax fraud and ordered to repay profits

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2016 13:57 GMT

A college principal who failed to declare the money he made from renting out properties has been sentenced for evading Income Tax. He was also ordered to repay £283,886.47 within three months, or face three years behind bars.

Lifestyle of ‘zero income’ smuggler revealed

Lifestyle of ‘zero income’ smuggler revealed

Press Releases   •   Jan 22, 2016 18:35 GMT

A tobacco smuggler who lived a rich lifestyle despite appearing to have no legitimate source of income, has been ordered to repay £64,000 after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Payback time for closet VAT fraudster

Payback time for closet VAT fraudster

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2015 15:04 BST

A London pensioner who hid in a wardrobe to avoid discovery during an operation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been ordered to repay criminal profits of almost £275,000, within three months, or remain in prison for a further two and a half years.

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Payback time for fugitive money launderer

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2015 12:35 BST

A runaway tax fraudster and money launderer has been ordered to repay over £207,000, concluding a long-running investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Gang leader ordered to pay back £700,000 or face four years in prison

Gang leader ordered to pay back £700,000 or face four years in prison

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2015 15:26 BST

The leader of a criminal gang jailed for fraud and money laundering has been ordered to pay back more than £700,000 or serve a further four years behind bars.

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Illegal exporter ordered to repay criminal profit

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.