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Jail for trio behind £9.5 million tobacco fraud

Jail for trio behind £9.5 million tobacco fraud

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 14:28 GMT

Three London men have been jailed after 23 million illegal cigarettes were discovered at four rented industrial units across the south of England.

Gang ringleaders jailed for running UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory

Gang ringleaders jailed for running UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2020 16:21 GMT

The masterminds behind a £10 million fraud have been jailed after they were caught running the UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory, which could produce 140 packs of cigarettes a minute.

Tobacco and pill dealing pensioner back behind bars

Tobacco and pill dealing pensioner back behind bars

Press releases   •   Dec 13, 2019 14:55 GMT

A London pensioner, who fled to Thailand almost five years ago to escape punishment for selling illegal tobacco and Viagra-type pills, is back behind bars after he was tracked down by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Toy train tobacco fraudsters sentenced

Toy train tobacco fraudsters sentenced

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2019 13:24 BST

Three members of the same Berkshire family have been sentenced after 2.5 million illicit cigarettes were smuggled into the UK – sometimes hidden in toy train set boxes.

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Airport car park crook must repay £300,000

Airport car park crook must repay £300,000

News   •   Sep 16, 2019 14:00 BST

A jailed airport car park boss must repay almost £300,000 in stolen tax or face another three years behind bars.

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.

Corrupt director jailed for tax fraud

Corrupt director jailed for tax fraud

News   •   Oct 31, 2016 15:39 GMT

A Shropshire businessman, who ran 13 companies and used 100 bank accounts but declared no income to HM Revenue and Customs, has been jailed for stealing £251,000 in taxes.

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