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Curry house conman sentenced for £117,000 takeaway

Curry house conman sentenced for £117,000 takeaway

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 13:16 GMT

An Indian restaurant owner who lined his pockets by stealing the VAT he charged his customers for takeaway meals, has been sentenced.

Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 16:31 GMT

Six members of a crime group have been jailed for a £107.9 million fraud in one of the UK’s biggest tax crimes.

‘Parasite’ tax adviser jailed for £150,000 fraud

‘Parasite’ tax adviser jailed for £150,000 fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2017 14:26 GMT

A self-styled tax adviser, who had no accounting qualifications, was branded a ‘parasite’ by a judge sentencing him to four and a half years’ in jail for committing a £150,000 tax fraud while living in Spain.

Six arrested in £17m money laundering raids

Six arrested in £17m money laundering raids

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2017 11:39 GMT

Five men and one woman have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £17 million money laundering operation.

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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.