Press Releases • Jan 25, 2016 15:51 GMT
Three men from the West Midlands have been jailed for evading an estimated £2.4 million in duty and taxes, by attempting to smuggle more than ten million illicit cigarettes, many described as “desserts”, into the UK.
Press Releases • Jul 27, 2015 14:13 BST
Six people, one a financial adviser, have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £4 million Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax evasion and money laundering fraud.
Press Releases • Jul 15, 2015 13:46 BST
Six men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £22 million tobacco smuggling, tax evasion and money laundering fraud.
Press Releases • Oct 27, 2014 13:51 GMT
Two men who tried to hide their criminal cash by stashing it inside their wardrobes have been jailed along with one other member of their cigarette smuggling gang, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A fourth gang member will be sentenced next month.
Press Releases • Aug 07, 2014 16:57 BST
Payback time for electrical VAT fraudster A Staffordshire man jailed for stealing over £372,000 by making fraudulent VAT repayment claims has been ordered to pay money back or face an extra two years in jail. The confiscation order comes after a financial investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Press Releases • Jul 30, 2014 14:33 BST
A 20-strong gang from the West Midlands, Staffordshire and Manchester has been jailed for almost 90 years for stealing more than £8 million in a sophisticated tax fraud.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2014 15:58 GMT
Five men have been arrested in a series of early morning raids in the West Midlands as part of an investigation into a suspected £120 million tobacco smuggling fraud.
Press Releases • Oct 29, 2013 10:45 GMT
Five people from the Midlands have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in gift aid fraud estimated at £450,000.
Press Releases • Jul 12, 2013 12:42 BST
Enforcement agencies in the West Midlands combined forces yesterday (11 July 2013) to target drivers in the haulage industry on the M6 and M42 suspected of tax evasion and other criminal activity.