Press Releases • Aug 17, 2018 11:35 BST
Two men and a woman, who smuggled cigarettes into the UK hidden among fish pumps, have received sentences totalling more than 10 years in jail after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Press Releases • Aug 07, 2018 15:14 BST
A London shop owner, who evaded £250,000 in tax importing tobacco and cigarettes from India, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. Kishor Shah, 63, of Elm Road, Wembley, hid some of his stash under a vegetable stall at the front of his shop, Paan Parlour on Ealing Road.
Press Releases • Jul 27, 2018 14:53 BST
HMRC Investigators have seized nearly seven tonnes of illegal tobacco, worth more than £2 million in evaded duty, after a raid at a farm in Warwickshire.
Press Releases • Jun 21, 2018 11:27 BST
A clumsy smuggler attempting to flood the UK with illicit tobacco and alcohol – evading nearly £1 million in excise duty – dropped his stash in front of investigating officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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 • May 23, 2018 13:30 BST
A silver notebook helped HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) smash a North West illegal cigarette network that evaded more than £16 million in tax. Nine members of the criminal network have now been jailed for a total of nearly 22 years after the last one, John Swanick, was today sentenced to two-and-a-half years behind bars.
Press Releases • May 03, 2018 16:35 BST
A lorry driver who was caught at the Port of Dover with £1.5 million cash hidden in his trailer, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Press Releases • Mar 12, 2018 15:38 GMT
A Hull shopkeeper, who was caught with more than one million illicit cigarettes stashed in self-storage containers, has been jailed for five years after being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Press Releases • Mar 12, 2018 11:36 GMT
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco in Banbury uncovered 4,700 cigarettes, more than eight and a half kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, two kilos of chewing tobacco, and a bag of tobacco leaves, all believed to be illicit.
Press Releases • Feb 19, 2018 12:20 GMT
A London man, who evaded nearly £300,000 in tax importing a shipping container loaded with shisha tobacco, has been sentenced.
Press Releases • Feb 01, 2018 12:40 GMT
A London woman who smuggled three million illicit cigarettes into the UK using false identities, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).