Regions: North Yorkshire
Déjà vu for Newcastle tobacco smugglers
Two men, who were caught with a van containing half a million illicit cigarettes just a week before going on trial for an almost identical fraud, have each been jailed for 30 months after they were investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
HMRC action proves a right pane for double glazing tax fraudsters
Two double-glazing salesmen from West Yorkshire have been sentenced after hiding earnings of more than half a million pounds from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Harrogate VAT fraudster sentenced
A North Yorkshire bookseller who made fraudulent VAT repayment claims in an attempt to steal more than £320,000 has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Inheritance lie hid fake firm VAT fraud
A West Yorkshire man who lied about an inheritance to hide a £173,000 VAT fraud has been jailed for 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Family smuggling business goes up in smoke
A gang of men, many from the same family, who set up an illegal tobacco factory in a Doncaster house, were jailed yesterday after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
‘Most Wanted’ tobacco smuggler caught on the Costa del Sol
A member of the one of the UK’s biggest ever tobacco smuggling gangs, who fled to Spain during his trial to avoid prison, has been caught and returned to the UK to begin his sentence.
Crackdown on North East’s VAT cheats
Tax cheats in the North East who try to fraudulently reclaim VAT are being targeted as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce.