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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).