Tax fraudster must repay £157,000
A Newcastle businessman, who was jailed for tax fraud, faces selling his sea front property, Land Rovers, and other assets, to repay the money he stole.
Family smuggling gang sentenced
A gang of North East smugglers, including four members of the same family, has been sentenced today after their £750,000 tobacco smuggling ring was smashed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Ex-solicitor cons clients in £1.6m tax fraud
A former North east solicitor, who was behind a fraudulent Stamp Duty Land Tax avoidance scheme designed to steal thousands of pounds from clients, has been sentenced after a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Northumbria Police.
Five arrested during suspected cigarette smuggling operation
Five men from Newcastle Upon Tyne have been arrested by officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after an investigation into the suspected illegal importation of seven million cigarettes.