Duo jailed for laundering £25 million
A company director and a cash and carry worker have been jailed for more than 11 years for laundering £25 million through a series of shell companies posing as legitimate alcohol businesses.
Tobacco gang kingpin jailed for eight years
The ringleader of a criminal gang that attempted to flood the UK with more than 79 million illegal cigarettes has been jailed for more than eight years.
Unemployed Ary Majeed, of Tennyson Road, Coventry, spearheaded an illegal cigarette and money laundering operation, using a fleet of vehicles and a network of couriers.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) seized millions of cigarettes from Majeed
Fraudster who funded jet set life with stolen taxpayers’ cash is jailed
A fraudster who used stolen cash to fund a lavish lifestyle filled with luxury cars and holidays has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Payroll fraud ringleader ordered to pay £1.7m
A globe-trotting tax consultant who stole £6.9 million from construction workers’ pay packets has been ordered to repay £1.7 million or face a further four years in jail.
Restaurant owner must pay £1.2m or face 7 years behind bars
A restaurant owner who laundered cash stolen by his VAT fraudster wife has been ordered to hand over £1.2 million within three months or face an extra seven-and-a-half years in jail.
West Midlands man arrested on suspicion of £495,000 furlough fraud
A West Midlands man has been arrested as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected £495,000 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) fraud.
HMRC spearheads worldwide tax fraud probe
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has helped spearhead a global day of action against the suspected tax evasion and money laundering of more than £200m in the UK alone.
HMRC helps dismantle £600m international crime gang
Three men have been jailed for smuggling millions of pounds of criminal cash out of the UK.
£120 million booze fraudsters jailed for 46 years
A Berkshire-based gang that stole £34 million in VAT and laundered £87 million after selling illicit alcohol have been jailed for more than 46 years
Money sender fined record £7.8m in money laundering crackdown
The fight against money laundering has taken a significant step forward today, as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announces a record fine against a London business for breaching strict regulations which could have left them at the mercy of criminals looking to wash dirty cash.
£1.5m cash seized and 13 arrested on suspicion of money laundering
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has arrested 13 people and seized £1.5 million in cash during a UK-wide operation targeting suspected money laundering.