Toy train tobacco fraudsters sentenced
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.
Payback time for Buckinghamshire money launderer
A Buckinghamshire man, who laundered money from the development of an online banking service used by criminals, must pay back £1,018,085 within three months, or spend another seven years in prison and still owe the money.
Ten arrested in suspected £35m money laundering and tax fraud raids
Seven men and three women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £35 million pound tax fraud and money laundering.
Eight arrests in fuel fraud raids
Eight men have been arrested and a large amount of toxic waste removed, as part of an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £3 million fuel laundering fraud.
Former Ascot property developer jailed for £640k fraud
A former Ascot-based property developer, who hijacked details of an offshore company in the British Virgin Islands and forged documents to commit fraud and evade VAT, has been jailed for three years and seven months. He was also trading while disqualified as a company director.
Teddington landlord sentenced for tax fraud
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.
HMRC appeal for information on wanted man
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with a £2m money laundering crime after the conviction of a London businessman.
Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced
The former owners of a Maidenhead motor dealership who illegally claimed an £86,000 VAT repayment have been sentenced.
Twelve arrested in tax fraud and money laundering raids
Ten men and two women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected multi-million pound tax and money laundering fraud.
Designer jeans director jailed for £1m VAT fraud
A company director who claimed to trade in designer jeans from the USA has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of attempting to steal £1 million in tax.
Payback time for payroll tax fraudster
A businessman from Reading, who stole more than £1 million from his workers’ pay packets, has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £884,023, within six months, or remain in prison for a further six years.
Legal representative jailed for tax fraud
A former legal representative has been jailed for two years and eight months for hiding his earnings from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and failing to pay around a quarter of a million pounds in tax and National Insurance Contributions.
Husband and wife sentenced for VAT fraud
A Berkshire couple, who ran a high-class chauffeuring service, have been sentenced for VAT fraud after an investigation revealed they had submitted fake invoices to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Martial Arts tax fraudsters caged
Five men, who were part of a seven-strong gang that tried to steal more than £1 million in tax by setting up sham companies they claimed traded in television broadcasting rights for cage fighting events, have been jailed for a total of almost 19 years.
Reading businessman who stole employees’ tax jailed
A businessman from Reading, who stole more than £1 million from his workers’ pay packets, has been jailed for four years after ignoring demands from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to pay his tax bills.
Eleven arrested on suspicion of laundering £50m
Eleven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of laundering the proceeds of a multi-million pound alcohol and VAT fraud.
Haulage directors sentenced for VAT fraud
Two haulage company directors who stole nearly £105,000 by faking vehicle purchases to claim VAT repayments have been sentenced.
Fourteen arrested in suspected £40m money laundering plot
Fourteen people were arrested in dawn raids yesterday by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of laundering the proceeds of a multi-million pound alcohol fraud.
End of the road for VAT-evading courier
A Kent courier who failed to pay more than £325,000 in VAT has been sentenced to two years imprisonment after admitting he fabricated his accounting figures in a bid to avoid paying HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).