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 30, 2018 11:27 BST
A Blackpool shopkeeper, who was jailed for tax fraud after false VAT returns were submitted to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), has been ordered to repay £250,000.
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 11:37 BST
The tax gap for 2016/17 is 5.7%, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed today.
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2018 12:31 BST
A teacher who stole £100,000 of tax repayments to spend on gambling, golfing and Leeds Utd football matches has been handed a suspended 21-month prison sentence at Birmingham Crown Court following an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2018 18:14 BST
A former police officer, financial adviser and a City trader have been jailed for a total of eight years for a £2.4 million tax scam after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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 09, 2018 10:27 BST
A car wash owner who failed to pay £100,000 duty on more than 400,000 cigarettes has been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court.