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London mortgage broker sentenced for fraud

Aug 03, 2015 11:18 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A London mortgage broker who lied about his company profits to evade almost £115,000 in corporation tax has been sentenced for his involvement in a tax and mortgage fraud, after a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

Jul 15, 2015 13:58 BST Fantastic Pet Care

Six arrested in suspected £22m tobacco fraud investigation

Jul 15, 2015 13:46 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Six men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £22 million tobacco smuggling, tax evasion and money laundering fraud.

Jun 29, 2015 13:35 BST Artefax For our launching event, we are supporting Sense; a national charity campaigning for people who are deafblind and those with sensory impairments to achieve independence. Artefax aims to raise awareness and funds whilst introducing the most up and coming and incredibly talented individual artists and musicians from London, Amsterdam, New York, and beyond.

Jun 19, 2015 16:18 BST sir apparel ​Sir Apparel is a newly opened online store that offers shoes, clothing and accessories for people of all ages. Children, men and women will find this store extremely valuable, as it gives them an opportunity to find top quality modern design products from the most reliable UK retailers at affordable prices.

Four arrested in London tobacco raids

Jun 05, 2015 15:31 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Four men from London have been arrested on suspicion of tobacco smuggling after an operation to disrupt the illegal trade yesterday.

Young Eye Cancer Survivor is Guest of Honour at Opening of New Vision Express in Bayswater

Jun 04, 2015 19:00 BST Vision Express A young eye cancer survivor was guest of honour at the official opening of the new Vision Express store in Queensway, Bayswater on Saturday. Ayana Catanitiou, age 3 and her mum Oana Visan and dad Dragos Catanitiou, from Catford, represented the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT). (L to R) Vision Express Store Manager Mubareka Virjee, with Ayana Catanitiou, dad Dragos Catanitiou and mum Oana Visan.

Mini-cab couple sentenced for tax fraud

Jun 04, 2015 15:40 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A married couple who ran a mini-cab company in North London have been sentenced for stealing £138,000 in Tax Credits, Income Tax and National Insurance and have been ordered to pay back the money within six months.

London woman ordered to repay criminal profits

Apr 20, 2015 16:50 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A London businesswoman has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £207,000 within three months or face a further two years and nine months in jail.

London beauty businesses caught out in minimum wage blitz

Jan 28, 2015 09:55 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A crackdown on businesses failing to pay the National Minimum Wage in Hackney has found five employees who are potentially owed over £3,500 in unpaid wages.