West Midlands man arrested on suspicion of £495,000 furlough fraud
A West Midlands man has been arrested as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected £495,000 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) fraud.
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).
Crackdown on VAT tax dodgers in the Midlands
A taskforce tackling fraudulent VAT repayments in the Birmingham, Coventry, Stoke and Wolverhampton areas was launched today 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.