Music tuner’s VAT fraud falls flat
A Somerset company boss, who fraudulently reclaimed more than £230,000 of VAT, has been jailed for two years after a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.
Somerset man jailed for tax fraud
A Clevedon man who stole almost £650,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Ten arrested in suspected £35m money laundering and tax fraud raids
Seven men and three women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £35 million pound tax fraud and money laundering.
Somerset accountant jailed for £350,000 tax fraud
An accountant who failed to pay VAT to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in a £358,283 tax fraud has been jailed.
Somerset dairy farmers who milked £1.9m from VAT system jailed
A father and daughter who ran a Somerset dairy farm, have been jailed for a total of nine and a half years for illegally claiming £1.9 million by making fraudulent VAT returns.
Illicit tobacco and alcohol seized in Somerset
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Somerset led to the arrest of one man, and uncovered more than 45,000 cigarettes and over 80 litres of spirits.
HMRC recovers £20 million from Tax Cheats in South Wales and South West England
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today announced that two taskforces taking on tax cheats in South Wales and South West England have collected over £20 million in just three years.
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).
Cruise ship renovator sunk by £1.7m VAT fraud
A Southampton businessman who stole more than £1.7 million of taxpayers’ money to prop up his failing businesses and maintain a lavish lifestyle has been jailed for five and a half years following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Wiltshire pair sentenced for VAT fraud
The former director of an eco-electrical manufacturing company has been sentenced, alongside the company’s Finance and IT Manager, for a £220,000 VAT fraud following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Fleeing farmer jailed for £1.4m fraud
A Worcestershire farmer who fled to Zimbabwe to avoid being prosecuted for a £1.4 million VAT fraud has been jailed for three years and four months.
Nine arrested on suspicion of £3 million fuel fraud
Seven men and 2 women from across southern England have been arrested for their involvement in a suspected £3 million fuel fraud, during an operation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Somerset PR man sentenced for £97k tax fraud
A public relations consultant has been sentenced for failing to pay £52,000 VAT and pocketing almost £45,000 in tax and National Insurance contributions deducted from his employees’ wages.
Cornish accountant jailed for £2m tax fraud
An accountant who stole around £2 million by defrauding his clients and the taxman, in what is believed to be Cornwall’s largest tax fraud trial, was jailed today for seven years.