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Serial tobacco cheats paying the price

Serial tobacco cheats paying the price

Press Releases   •   Sep 23, 2018 00:01 BST

Shopkeepers repeatedly caught selling illicit tobacco and undermining honest traders faced tax bills and penalties in excess of £11 million last year as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) moved to deliver a level playing field for local traders.

Recruitment agency director jailed for £470k VAT fraud

Recruitment agency director jailed for £470k VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2018 10:56 BST

A Wakefield man, who stole more than £470,000 VAT and spent it on houses and a luxury holiday home, has been jailed for 27 months.

Cigarette smuggling trio jailed

Cigarette smuggling trio jailed

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 15:44 BST

Three men have been jailed after they were caught with more than 1.5 million illegal cigarettes disguised as road surfacing material at a South Shields warehouse.

Fishy tale of cigarettes smuggled to UK hidden in aquarium pumps

Fishy tale of cigarettes smuggled to UK hidden in aquarium pumps

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 11:35 BST

Two men and a woman, who smuggled cigarettes into the UK hidden among fish pumps, have received sentences totalling more than 10 years in jail after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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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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