Jailed ‘spy’ to pay up or face more time
A Norfolk tax fraudster, who claimed he was a spy in an attempt to cover his tracks, has been ordered to pay £615,000 or face a further five years behind bars.
Dream Idols manager stripped of her freedom after year on the run
The manager of a well-known male stripping troupe, who was sentenced in her absence for tax and benefit fraud, is behind bars after more than a year on the run.
Essex accountant jailed for tax fraud
An Essex accountant, who doctored his clients’ tax returns to steal £170,000 which he used to gamble, has been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigated him.
Cigarette smuggling gang jailed
Three men who were caught red-handed unloading more than three million illegal cigarettes that had been hidden in air conditioning units, have been jailed for more than 11 years.
Two arrests in Norfolk fuel fraud raid
Two men from Great Yarmouth have been arrested and a diesel laundering plant, capable of evading over £1.3 million in duty and taxes a year, dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on Friday (20 March).
Illegal exporter ordered to repay criminal profit
The director of a Cambridgeshire company who ignored trade sanctions and exported over £3 million worth of banned products has been told that he and his company must pay over a total of £1.14 million of criminal profits within six months.
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.