Regions: South Yorkshire
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).
Five sentenced in four million cigarette smuggling plot
A crime gang, who attempted to smuggle almost four million illegal cigarettes into the UK, worth an estimated £950,000 in lost duty and taxes, has been sentenced.
Glazing salesman in double tax scam
A South Yorkshire double glazing salesman who was convicted of a £144,000 tax fraud has been jailed – after evading a further £20,000 while on bail awaiting sentence.
Packed off to jail: smuggler filled suitcases with a tonne of illicit tobacco
A Hull man who oversaw a plot to post suitcases containing more than a tonne of illicit tobacco to the UK from Spain has been jailed.
Recruitment directors sentenced for tax fraud
Two directors of a recruitment agency who stole more than £245,000 by pocketing their employees’ tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and failing to pay their VAT bills have been sentenced.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Conspirators jailed after six million cigarettes seized
Four men, who tried to evade over £1.3 million in duty and taxes due on sales of almost six million illegal cigarettes, have been sentenced today after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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.