Press Releases

Tax fraud proves fruitless for Derbyshire duo

May 28, 2015 10:53 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A director of a Derbyshire ‘fruit and veg’ company and his bookkeeper, who attempted to claim more than £620,000 in VAT by creating fake invoices, have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Illicit tobacco seized in Peterborough

Jul 07, 2014 14:49 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco in Peterborough recovered more than 145,000 illegal cigarettes and 24 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco.

Cigarette smuggling money men ordered to pay back £2.7 million

Jul 30, 2013 14:04 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The financial backers of a criminal enterprise that attempted to smuggle 20 million cigarettes into the UK by describing them as babies’ toys have been ordered to repay £2.7 million or face further jail terms.

Five arrested in suspected £6m cigarette smuggling investigation

Jul 18, 2013 10:39 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigating a suspected £6 million cigarette smuggling fraud have arrested five people during raids across the Peterborough and Spalding areas.

Apr 23, 2010 19:34 BST Petpals Direct Taking our pets to the vets has never been a pleasant experience but we put our trust and faith in the caring veterinary practitioners and hope that they can help.