Regions: North Humberside
Rossendale father and son jailed for tobacco smuggling
A Lancashire father and son, who attempted to steal £229,000 in tax by smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, were jailed yesterday at Manchester Crown Court.
Sandwich bar family jailed for tax fraud
Three members of the same Hull family have been sentenced after committing a £1 million tax fraud involving their sandwich bar businesses.
Jail for lorry driver caught with 8m smuggled cigarettes
A self employed lorry driver from the West Midlands who tried to smuggle over eight million cigarettes into the UK by claiming he was delivering textiles, has been jailed for three years after attempting to evade £1,600,000 in duty.
Yorkshire smuggling gang ordered to repay criminal profit
Three members of a gang of Yorkshire smugglers who said their tobacco was “wet, mouldy and smells like manure, but sells because it’s cheap” have been ordered to pay back £124,833 after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) smashed their criminal operation.