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Three arrested in suspected million pound tax fraud

Three arrested in suspected million pound tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 19:23 GMT

Two men and one woman have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected one million pound tax fraud.

Brass-necked scrap metal dealer jailed after £200,000 VAT fraud

Brass-necked scrap metal dealer jailed after £200,000 VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 13:20 GMT

A Scottish scrap metal dealer who failed to pay more than £200,000 of VAT he charged his customers, has been jailed for 18 months, after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Accountant and construction boss ordered to pay back £3.5 million

Accountant and construction boss ordered to pay back £3.5 million

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2018 12:18 GMT

Two Kent men who funded lavish lifestyles by tax fraud have been ordered to pay back more than £3.5 million within three months, or serve longer prison terms and still owe the money.

Wheels come off mechanic’s tax fraud

Wheels come off mechanic’s tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 12:58 GMT

An East Kilbride mechanic, who failed to pay almost £210,000 of tax and National Insurance due on self-employed earnings, has been jailed for 18 months after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

News   •   Aug 18, 2015 14:15 BST

The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discount travel programme to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been handed a confiscation order for £348,705.

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

News   •   Jul 21, 2015 16:57 BST

A criminal gang from London, who used their freight company as a cover to smuggle more than 14 million cigarettes inside boxes of fruit and vegetables, have been jailed for a total of more than 15 years.

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

News   •   Jun 30, 2015 16:39 BST

A taskforce tackling wealthy tax cheats who are living beyond their means in Northern Ireland was launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

News   •   Mar 11, 2015 16:41 GMT

A diesel laundering plant and illegal filling station, capable of evading £14.5 million in duty a year, have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Darwen area of Lancashire.

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