Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud
Six members of a crime group have been jailed for a £107.9 million fraud in one of the UK’s biggest tax crimes.
Tax fraudster stripped of River Thames land
A Dubai-based British businessman, who financed a major cigarette smuggling gang, has been stripped of prime Thames-side land to pay back £4.5 million.
Lavish lifestyle over for Essex fraudster
An Essex businessman who funded a lavish lifestyle of expensive houses, luxury cars and a Marbella holiday home through a £4.75 million VAT fraud has been jailed for six years.
Manchester hair salon owners jailed for smuggling and tax fraud
Two men who owned hairdressing salons in Manchester have been jailed for smuggling over 2.5 tons of tobacco into the UK in a £450,000 tax fraud.
VAT fraudsters ordered to repay criminal profits
Convicted fraudsters, who were part of an 18-strong crime gang that stole £20 million in a mobile phone VAT fraud, have been ordered to repay over £2.3 million, as part of ongoing confiscation proceedings by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed
A criminal gang from London, who used their freight company as a cover to smuggle more than 14 million cigarettes inside boxes of fruit and vegetables, have been jailed for a total of more than 15 years.
Final shisha gang member sentenced
A West London man has been sentenced today for his part in a plot to illegally import nearly six tonnes of shisha tobacco into the UK and evade around £500,000 in tax.