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Illegal tobacco traders to repay £175k

Illegal tobacco traders to repay £175k

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2017 08:00 BST

Three Lancashire men, who were jailed last year for their part in a £16 million illegal tobacco fraud, have been ordered to repay more than £175,000 or serve extra time in jail.

Blackpool VAT fraudsters jailed

Blackpool VAT fraudsters jailed

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2015 15:17 BST

A man and his wife from Blackpool, who hijacked their friends' identities in order to fraudulently claim £1 million in VAT, have been jailed after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

Stockport plumber arrested for tax fraud

Stockport plumber arrested for tax fraud

Press releases   •   Apr 16, 2014 12:39 BST

A 36-year-old plumber from the Stockport area was arrested yesterday on suspicion of failing to pay the correct personal and business taxes for almost 10 years.

Five arrested during suspected cigarette smuggling operation

Five arrested during suspected cigarette smuggling operation

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2013 10:24 BST

Five men from Newcastle Upon Tyne have been arrested by officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after an investigation into the suspected illegal importation of seven million cigarettes.

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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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