Tax stealing duo jailed
A pair of company bosses, who spun a web of lies so they could steal more than £360,000 through various tax frauds, have been jailed.
Tax-cheating councillor cooked the books
A parish councillor and his brother, who lied about the takings at their Lincolnshire restaurant to steal almost £64,000 in tax, have been jailed.
Time’s up for luxury watch fraudster
A luxury watch dealer, who dodged £1.25 million in tax by falsifying import paperwork to show Rolexes, Cartiers and Breitlings were worth as little as $50, has been jailed for three years.
Spark goes out on electrical fraudster's VAT scam
The director of a Scunthorpe electrical contracting company, who faked invoices to help steal more than £147,000 in tax, has been jailed.
£760k cigarette smuggling gang jailed
Seven men, who attempted to steal almost £760,000 in tax by selling illegal cigarettes, were jailed this week at Manchester Crown Court.
Lincolnshire taxi driver sentenced for excise fraud
A Lincolnshire taxi driver who was caught with more than a tonne and a half of illicit tobacco has been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Tax fraud proves fruitless for Derbyshire duo
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).
Four jailed for counterfeit tobacco fraud
Four men behind a Grimsby tobacco counterfeiting fraud, worth around £95,500 in evaded duty, have been jailed for a total of six years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Three arrested in tax fraud investigation
Three people from Lincolnshire have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in an estimated £200,000 Income Tax, VAT and Tax Credit fraud.
Businessman sentenced in £10m money laundering fraud
A Nottingham man, whose business was used to launder £10 million of money obtained by criminals, has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
15 arrested in suspected £30m VAT fraud investigation
Fifteen men have been arrested across the country as part of an investigation into a suspected £30 million VAT fraud linked to the electronic communications industry.
Grimsby illegal cigarette supplier jailed
A Grimsby man who illegally supplied large quantities of smuggled cigarettes and tobacco to outlets across Humberside has been jailed for two years.
Booze scam brothers jailed
Two brothers, who attempted to dodge £6.4 million in excise duty by selling tax-free wine, beer and spirits intended for export, have been jailed.
Three arrested after 8.3 million cigarettes seized
Three men have been arrested in Peterborough on suspicion of smuggling an estimated 8.3 million cigarettes into the UK and evading about £1.5 million in excise duty.
Cigarette smuggling money men ordered to pay back £2.7 million
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.