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Fridge gang sent to the cooler for £12 million tobacco smuggling fraud

Fridge gang sent to the cooler for £12 million tobacco smuggling fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2018 11:01 BST

A gang who smuggled illegal tobacco hidden inside fridges, microwaves and vacuum cleaners to evade £12 million in tax, have been jailed for a total of 21 years and five months.

Airport parking boss jailed for tax fraud

Airport parking boss jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2017 19:12 BST

The boss of a Manchester parking company has been jailed for stealing more than £466,000 of his employees’ tax payments after a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation uncovered his fraud.

Arrests in suspected £2.9m tax fraud

Arrests in suspected £2.9m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2017 08:30 BST

Two people from Cheadle Hulme have been arrested during morning raids as part of a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected tax fraud estimated to be in excess of £2.9 million.

Tobacco seized in North West

Tobacco seized in North West

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 15:36 BST

An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco across Greater Manchester and Merseyside uncovered nearly two million cigarettes and more than 80 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, all believed to be illicit.

Mechanic hid his business from taxman

Mechanic hid his business from taxman

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2016 10:41 GMT

A Manchester garage boss has been jailed for tax fraud after he hid his business activities from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and stole £118,000 from UK taxpayers.

Nightclub doorman sentenced for tax fraud

Nightclub doorman sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 17:01 GMT

A security doorman, and former HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) employee, has been sentenced for tax evasion.

Ex-council worker jailed for fraud

Ex-council worker jailed for fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 16:37 GMT

​An ex-council employee, who faked building works to steal almost £1 million, has been jailed for seven and half years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Bury car dealer sentenced for VAT fraud

Bury car dealer sentenced for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2016 17:14 BST

A car dealer from Bury has been sentenced for not declaring his true income or registering his business for VAT.

Multi-million pound tobacco racket smashed

Multi-million pound tobacco racket smashed

Press Releases   •   Oct 14, 2016 13:16 BST

A couple who masterminded a nationwide counterfeit tobacco production racket capable of robbing the taxpayer of £1 million a week, have been sentenced.

Arrests over suspected £15m tax fraud

Arrests over suspected £15m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Sep 30, 2016 17:22 BST

Six people have been arrested in connection with a suspected £15 million tax fraud involving restaurants and wholesalers believed to be laundering money using offshore accounts and companies.

Sums don’t add up for Manchester accountant

Sums don’t add up for Manchester accountant

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 18:30 BST

An accountant from Levenshulme, who created fake tax returns and expense accounts to steal more than £285,000 has been jailed today after he was caught by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Manchester cash dash man jailed

Manchester cash dash man jailed

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 18:14 BST

An unemployed Manchester man, who attempted to flee arrest after a car chase across Manchester city centre, has been jailed for money laundering, dangerous driving and failing to stop.

Bradford man jailed for money laundering

Bradford man jailed for money laundering

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2016 17:50 GMT

A Bradford man, who handled over £173,000 of criminal cash linked to a money laundering fraud, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

​Eight arrested in Manchester multi-agency operation

​Eight arrested in Manchester multi-agency operation

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2016 18:32 GMT

Eight men were arrested and 11 premises searched during a multi-agency operation in Manchester yesterday (24 February).

Manchester hair salon owners jailed for smuggling and tax fraud

Manchester hair salon owners jailed for smuggling and tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2016 14:43 GMT

Two men who owned hairdressing salons in Manchester have been jailed for smuggling over 2.5 tons of tobacco into the UK in a £450,000 tax fraud.

Over 1 million cigarettes seized across Manchester

Over 1 million cigarettes seized across Manchester

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 11:19 BST

An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of suspected illegal tobacco and alcohol in Manchester and Bolton uncovered over one million cigarettes and over 74 litres of alcohol, all believed to be illicit.

Sweet smell of failure for Manchester smuggler

Sweet smell of failure for Manchester smuggler

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2015 17:26 BST

A company director, who was jailed for smuggling over three tonnes of tobacco disguised as scented pot pourri through Manchester airport, has been ordered to repay £34,500 in stolen tax.

VAT fraudsters ordered to repay criminal profits

VAT fraudsters ordered to repay criminal profits

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2015 17:41 BST

Convicted fraudsters, who were part of an 18-strong crime gang that stole £20 million in a mobile phone VAT fraud, have been ordered to repay over £2.3 million, as part of ongoing confiscation proceedings by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Rossendale father and son jailed for tobacco smuggling

Rossendale father and son jailed for tobacco smuggling

Press Releases   •   Jun 17, 2015 14:20 BST

A Lancashire father and son, who attempted to steal £229,000 in tax by smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, were jailed yesterday at Manchester Crown Court.

Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 15:04 BST

A couple from Manchester have been jailed for a £3.8 million excise fraud, involving over 25 tonnes of counterfeit tobacco, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).