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Crime duo jailed for running tobacco factory

Crime duo jailed for running tobacco factory

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 15:47 BST

Two men have been jailed for a total of more than 11 years after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) dismantled a tobacco factory that could have swamped the UK with millions of illicit cigarettes.

Little silver book brought down £16m tobacco tax fraudsters

Little silver book brought down £16m tobacco tax fraudsters

Press Releases   •   May 23, 2018 13:30 BST

A silver notebook helped HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) smash a North West illegal cigarette network that evaded more than £16 million in tax. Nine members of the criminal network have now been jailed for a total of nearly 22 years after the last one, John Swanick, was today sentenced to two-and-a-half years behind bars.

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Working at the car wash didn't pay for fraudster caught in HMRC blitz

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 10:27 BST

A car wash owner who failed to pay £100,000 duty on more than 400,000 cigarettes has been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court.

Labourer constructed £500k cigarette fraud

Labourer constructed £500k cigarette fraud

Press Releases   •   May 01, 2018 12:16 BST

A labourer who had nearly two million illicit cigarettes stashed in a storage unit, has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

News   •   Aug 18, 2015 14:15 BST

The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discount travel programme to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been handed a confiscation order for £348,705.

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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Cash recovered from Iqbal Haji's kitchen

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A drawstring bag found under Iqbal Haji's kitchen worktop with £29,000 inside

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