Tax stealing duo jailed
A pair of company bosses, who spun a web of lies so they could steal more than £360,000 through various tax frauds, have been jailed.
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.
Data theft fraudsters jailed for attempted £10.2m tax credits scam
Two members of an organised crime group, who attempted to claim £10.2 million in tax credits using stolen identities of public sector employees, have been jailed for eight years and nine months after a complex criminal investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Two women received suspended prison sentences.
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.
Jail for runaway fraudster whose tax scam was grounded
The owner of a London video conferencing company, who fled the country after faking documents and making up figures on his tax returns to steal £500,000, has been jailed for 45 months.
‘Free Wi-Fi gang’ sentenced for £10m smuggling tax fraud
A gang of five men, who met at roadside cafes and used free public Wi-Fi to try and hide their £10 million cigarette smuggling ring, have been jailed for 16-and-a-half 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.
Bradford man jailed for money laundering
A Bradford man, who handled over £173,000 of criminal cash linked to a money laundering fraud, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The pensioner, the barman and the cannabis deal that never was: how two money launderers came unstuck
Two men, who were caught exchanging more than £100,000 in cash outside a Barnsley working men’s club, have been jailed after they were investigated for money laundering offences by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Blackpool VAT fraudsters jailed
A man and his wife from Blackpool, who hijacked their friends' identities in order to fraudulently claim £1 million in VAT, have been jailed after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.
Morley double-glazing salesman sentenced
A double-glazing salesman from Leeds who hid his earnings from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for six years has been sentenced.
Money launderers jailed for 12 years
A pair of money launderers that helped “clean up” millions of pounds of dirty cash have been jailed for a total of 12 years after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.
VAT fraud gang jailed
The final member of a four-strong gang who attempted to steal £161,000 in a VAT fraud has been jailed after 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).
‘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.
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.
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).
Heywood beer smuggler jailed
A lorry driver from Heywood, who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for a £131,000 fraud.
Solicitor jailed after stamp duty sting
A solicitor from Leeds who attempted to pocket £133,000 in a tax fraud by changing conveyancing documents and lying to his clients has been jailed today.
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.