Restaurant owner must pay £1.2m or face 7 years behind bars
A restaurant owner who laundered cash stolen by his VAT fraudster wife has been ordered to hand over £1.2 million within three months or face an extra seven-and-a-half years in jail.
Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud
A former builder, who falsely claimed £750,000 of VAT repayments to pay for gambling and living expenses, has been jailed for two years and eight months.
Hampshire property tax fraudster jailed
A Hampshire property landlord, who failed to declare Capital Gains Tax from the sale of properties evading £157,725, has been jailed for two years and three months.
Hampshire car wash owner prosecuted for National Minimum Wage offences
A Southampton car wash owner is the first employer in Hampshire to be prosecuted for National Minimum Wage offences, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Two jailed for smuggling 2.7m cigarettes
Two men have been jailed after they were caught red-handed using a Hampshire barn to store more than 2.7 million smuggled cigarettes, evading around £660,000 in excise duty.
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).
Southampton mum jailed for benefit fraud
A woman from Southampton who stole £109,000 in benefits and Tax Credits by fraudulently claiming she was single has been jailed for nine months.
Four men arrested on suspicion of money laundering
Four men have been arrested in London and Hampshire on suspicion of money laundering offences.