Former BHS boss guilty of tax evasion
Dominic Chappell, who bought BHS for £1 in 2015, has been found guilty of evading tax of £584,000. He has been jailed for six years.
£1.5m cash seized and 13 arrested on suspicion of money laundering
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has arrested 13 people and seized £1.5 million in cash during a UK-wide operation targeting suspected money laundering.
Flying and ferry fleeing fugitives grounded over £1m VAT scam
Father and son tax fugitives are finally behind bars after being captured in Spain and extradited to the UK.
Wiltshire businessman jailed in £190k tax scam
A company director, who stole more than £190,000 in tax, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
£1m property VAT scam trio sentenced
Three tax fraudsters have been sentenced to a total of nearly 10 years in prison - two in their absence after they absconded - for their role in stealing almost £1 million in VAT repayments for building houses that never existed.
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.
‘Fantasist’ furniture fixer’s fabric-ated fraud fails
A Wiltshire woman, who falsely claimed to be a furniture restorer to commit a £166,000 VAT fraud, has been jailed for two years and eight months.
Web of deceit lands Gloucestershire company director in jail
A Gloucestershire businessman, who stole almost £265,000 of taxpayers’ money by claiming false VAT repayments for his web development company, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Hampshire nursery boss jailed for tax fraud
The co-owner of a Hampshire chain of children’s nurseries who stole £950,000 from his employees - through money deducted from their salaries as tax and National Insurance - has been jailed for five and a half years.
Lincolnshire taxi driver sentenced for excise fraud
A Lincolnshire taxi driver who was caught with more than a tonne and a half of illicit tobacco has been sentenced 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).
Four men arrested on suspicion of money laundering
Four men have been arrested in London and Hampshire on suspicion of money laundering offences.
Cheltenham nightclub boss jailed for VAT fraud
A nightclub director from Cheltenham who submitted false invoices in an attempt to steal almost £40,000 in VAT has been jailed for eight months, following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Clean sweep as counterfeit tobacco gang jailed
A gang of four from Southampton, who mixed floor sweepings into their counterfeit tobacco, have been jailed for a total of 11 years and three months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Tobacco and alcohol seized in Southampton
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Southampton has uncovered more than 8,000 cigarettes, 5.7 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco and 500 litres of alcohol.
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.
Tax crackdown on hidden wealth in South East and South
Tax cheats in the South East and South who hide their wealth are being targeted as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce.
Tax crackdown on South East and South road transport industry
Tax cheats in the South East and South road transport industry are being targeted as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce.
Southampton man arrested on suspicion of £1.9m tax fraud
A Southampton businessman has been arrested on suspicion of VAT and Income Tax fraud estimated at £1.9 million.