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From peanuts to prison for tobacco smuggler

From peanuts to prison for tobacco smuggler

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2017 12:52 BST

A lorry driver, who smuggled more than one tonne of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK hidden among a load of peanuts, evading £220,000 in duty, has been jailed for 22 months after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

Tax fraudsters sentenced for £46m wine scam

Tax fraudsters sentenced for £46m wine scam

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2017 16:43 BST

A pair of London fraudsters, who evaded £46.5 million in tax by smuggling wine into the UK, have been sentenced for a total of 17.5 years.

Pallets of pasta cigarette smuggler jailed

Pallets of pasta cigarette smuggler jailed

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2016 11:01 BST

A lorry driver caught smuggling 2.6 million cigarettes into the UK hidden among a consignment of dry pasta has been jailed for three years, after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

£15m fraud gang jailed

£15m fraud gang jailed

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2016 15:13 BST

A criminal gang caught red-handed with bundles of ‘dirty’ cash, part of £15 million made from selling alcohol illegally in the UK, has been jailed for a total of 19 years.

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Smuggled Turner tobacco (SE 12.17)

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A lorry driver, who smuggled more than one tonne of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK hidden among a load of peanuts, evading £220,000 in ...

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Legitimate load of caramelised peanuts (SE 12.17)

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A lorry driver, who smuggled more than one tonne of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK hidden among a load of peanuts, evading £220,000 in ...

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Lorry containing boxes of peanuts and smuggled tobacco (SE 12.17)

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A lorry driver, who smuggled more than one tonne of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK hidden among a load of peanuts, evading £220,000 in ...

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Georgi Ilchev (SE 12.17)

Georgi Ilchev (SE 12.17)

Georgi Ilchev, a lorry driver who smuggled more than one tonne of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK hidden among a load of peanuts, evadin...

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