A London scrap metal dealer who paid no Income Tax or National Insurance for seven years, but used two Harrods safe deposit boxes to stash nearly £500,000 in £500,000cash, has been sentenced for tax fraud.
Four members of a five-strong family gang, who brought people into the UK to act as “benefit tourists” illegally claiming £1.2 million in tax credits and Child Benefit, have been sentenced today after an investigation led by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) a fifth gang member, Magdalena Ferkova, who has gone on the run will be sentenced on her capture.
Six men involved in the illegal importation of shisha tobacco into the UK were sentenced today. Their activities led to the largest-ever investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into smuggled shisha. A further two men will be sentenced on 1 November 2013.