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Six arrested in suspected £440m alcohol and money laundering raids

Six arrested in suspected £440m alcohol and money laundering raids

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.

UK and Canadian tax authorities investigate suspected $55m tax fraud

UK and Canadian tax authorities investigate suspected $55m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2017 12:34 BST

Six addresses in the West Midlands and South East have been searched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as part of an investigation, led by the Canada Revenue Agency, into a suspected $55m tax evasion and money laundering fraud.

Arrest in suspected £3.8m offshore tax fraud

Arrest in suspected £3.8m offshore tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 15:19 BST

A woman has been arrested in Cheshire as part of a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) joint investigation with the Dutch authorities into a suspected £3.8m million tax fraud involving offshore bank accounts.

Offshore cash seized from crime couple

Offshore cash seized from crime couple

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 11:59 GMT

A London couple who ran a criminal money laundering service from their family-owned bureaux de change have been stripped of cash in offshore bank accounts, jewellery and property to repay more than £1.2m.

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).

Money laundering pair snared by traffic jam

Money laundering pair snared by traffic jam

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.

Cash under mattress in Manchester

Cash under mattress in Manchester

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2016 10:56 BST

A Manchester taxi driver has been jailed for laundering almost £2 million of criminal profits in one month after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators found cash stashed under his bed.

Cash stash man jailed

Cash stash man jailed

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 16:31 BST

A County Armagh man who kept criminal cash stuffed in cupboards, a sports bag and even on his mantelpiece has been jailed.

Lavish lifestyle over for Essex fraudster

Lavish lifestyle over for Essex fraudster

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 15:54 BST

An Essex businessman who funded a lavish lifestyle of expensive houses, luxury cars and a Marbella holiday home through a £4.75 million VAT fraud has been jailed for six years.

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.

Money laundering gang sentenced

Money laundering gang sentenced

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2016 11:04 BST

A Lancashire gang that cleaned up more than £1.22 million of ‘dirty money’ linked to a major construction industry VAT fraud has been sentenced.

HMRC appeal for information on wanted man

HMRC appeal for information on wanted man

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2016 10:46 BST

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with a £2m money laundering crime after the conviction of a London businessman.

'Cash in a bag' money launderer jailed

'Cash in a bag' money launderer jailed

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2016 13:27 BST

A lorry driver caught smuggling more than £205,000 in cash out of the UK in a plastic bin bag has been jailed for three years, after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

Twelve arrested in tax fraud and money laundering raids

Twelve arrested in tax fraud and money laundering raids

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2016 09:22 BST

Ten men and two women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected multi-million pound tax and money laundering fraud.

Two jailed for tax fraud

Two jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2016 15:11 BST

A businessman and his ex-girlfriend, who used bogus identities to steal more than £2.3m in a tax fraud, have been jailed for a total of ten years.

Crime duo sentenced for laundering dirty cash

Crime duo sentenced for laundering dirty cash

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2016 11:38 BST

Two men have been sentenced for laundering the profits of crime after they were caught with cash totalling £166,000, in an investigation 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.

Construction of lies lands businessmen in jail

Construction of lies lands businessmen in jail

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 17:41 BST

Two businessmen, who set up construction companies solely to fraudulently claim over £500,000 tax back on supplies for new build houses that were never built, have been sentenced today.

Lancashire tobacco network jailed for £16m tax fraud

Lancashire tobacco network jailed for £16m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2016 14:04 BST

Four Lancashire men, who attempted to steal over £16 million in tax by selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco, were jailed yesterday at Preston Crown Court.

Manchester couple sentenced after crime cash seized

Manchester couple sentenced after crime cash seized

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2016 11:55 BST

A Middleton couple have been sentenced for money laundering after over £336,000 of criminal cash was seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) from their home.