Cigarettes caught in the wash land lorry driver in jail
A lorry driver who smuggled five million cigarettes inside washing machines into the UK has been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Ringleader of tobacco smuggling gang behind bars
A Leicester ringleader of an 11-strong tobacco smuggling gang that attempted to flood the UK streets with millions of illicit cigarettes, and evade more than £1 million in unpaid duty, has been jailed.
Wanted smuggler arrested at Nottinghamshire pub
A lorry driver, jailed in his absence for a £1.3m illicit tobacco plot, is finally behind bars after he was arrested at a Nottinghamshire pub following a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) appeal.
On-the-run smuggler wanted for £1.3m fraud
A lorry driver, jailed in his absence for a failed plot to smuggle 5.7 million illicit cigarettes into the United Kingdom, is being hunted by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
‘Most Wanted’ tobacco fugitive brought back to face justice
One of the UK’s most wanted tax fugitives, who helped mastermind an international illicit tobacco smuggling operation, has been jailed after being extradited from South Africa by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to face justice.
Smuggled cigarettes land Ripley man in jail
A Derbyshire man, who was caught red-handed unloading more than eight million cigarettes from a shipping container that was supposed to be carrying tables and chairs, has been jailed for four years.
Fake company tax fraud gang jailed
Twenty three members of a gang based in the West Midlands, Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire, who stole £2.6 million in a VAT fraud have been jailed for more than 54 years.
Two sentenced for dirty cash scam
Two men have been sentenced to a total of 40 months in prison after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers caught them laundering £115,000 of criminal cash.
Security company boss who absconded from court finally under lock and key
The owner of a Nottinghamshire security firm, who ran away from court minutes before he was due to be sentenced for pocketing £300,000 in VAT he charged customers instead of handing it over to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been given a 28-month prison term.
Tobacco crime gang sentenced
Five men have been sentenced for their role in trying to inundate the UK with illicit cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds in lost duty and taxes, and attempting to launder their criminal profits.
Gang member jailed for £1.9m VAT fraud
The final member of a gang, who attempted to fraudulently claim a £1.9m VAT refund, has been jailed for four years 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).
Nottingham salesman jailed for tax fraud
A self-employed salesman, who stole almost £90,000 from the taxpayer, has been jailed for 18 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Beautician sentenced for tax fraud
A Nottinghamshire beautician who cheated the taxpayer out of more than £30,000 by lying about her income and personal circumstances has been sentenced today.
VAT fraud identity thieves jailed
Two men and a woman who hijacked 56 identities in order to steal over £1.3 million in VAT repayments have been jailed, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Scam solicitor sentenced in tax fraud
A Leicester solicitor, who stole nearly £1 million in tax by falsifying property conveyancing documents and lying to his clients, has been sentenced to 10 years jail after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Crackdown on VAT tax dodgers in Nottingham
A taskforce tackling fraudulent VAT repayments in the Nottingham area was launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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).
Sheffield workshop offers small high-tech firms advice on innovation
Small and medium-sized high-tech companies are being invited to a free workshop in Sheffield on support available for business growth, research and development (R&D) tax credits and innovation. The event will be held on Wednesday 14 May at the Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University.