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Duo jailed for £1m property fraud

Duo jailed for £1m property fraud

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2020 16:54 GMT

A pair of fraudsters who bought and sold over 50 properties but failed to pay nearly £1 million in tax, have been jailed for more than eight years.

Payback time for criminals in one of the UK’s biggest tax frauds

Payback time for criminals in one of the UK’s biggest tax frauds

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2019 07:35 GMT

Five tax fraudsters who were part of a crime group involved in one of the UK’s biggest tax frauds have been ordered to repay £20 million, or face more time behind bars and still owe the money.

Fugitive cigarette fraudster behind bars

Fugitive cigarette fraudster behind bars

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 11:57 BST

A man who went on the run before being convicted of a £579,000 illegal cigarette scam, is today behind bars after he was caught in Poland.

Organised crime gang sentenced for £3.5m fuel fraud

Organised crime gang sentenced for £3.5m fuel fraud

Press releases   •   Sep 27, 2019 10:42 BST

Five people, including the former owners of a Sussex petrol station have been sentenced for distributing and selling an estimated 4.8 million litres of illicit fuel to unsuspecting motorists including haulage companies across the south east.

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Barking VAT fraudster to repay stolen tax

Barking VAT fraudster to repay stolen tax

News   •   May 15, 2017 16:37 BST

A convicted tax fraudster from Barking has been told he must repay £68,712 or serve a further 8 months in prison and still owe the money.

Teddington landlord sentenced for tax fraud

Teddington landlord sentenced for tax fraud

News   •   Mar 10, 2017 16:25 GMT

A Teddington businessman, who ran multiple property companies but failed to declare his income or that he was a company director to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been sentenced for evading £281,000 in taxes.

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.

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£176m phone fraud gang jailed

Documents   •   Jun 10, 2014 13:23 BST

A 15-strong criminal gang, who attempted to defraud in excess of £176m in VAT through complex mobile phone trading scams, has been sentenced.