Jail sentence dished out to Indian restaurant owner
The owner of Indian restaurants across Dorset has been jailed for a £200,000 tax fraud after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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.
Spark goes out on electrical fraudster's VAT scam
The director of a Scunthorpe electrical contracting company, who faked invoices to help steal more than £147,000 in tax, has been jailed.
Waste company boss jailed for £1.1m tax fraud
The manager of a Cambridgeshire recycling company who fraudulently claimed more than £1.1 million in VAT repayments has been jailed for four years.
Security company boss who absconded from court finally under lock and key
The owner of a Nottinghamshire security firm, who ran away from court minutes before he was due to be sentenced for pocketing £300,000 in VAT he charged customers instead of handing it over to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been given a 28-month prison term.
Construction company boss jailed for dodging tax
A construction company owner who stole £300,000 in Income Tax and VAT has been jailed for two years, after a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Insolvency Service.
Legal representative jailed for tax fraud
A former legal representative has been jailed for two years and eight months for hiding his earnings from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and failing to pay around a quarter of a million pounds in tax and National Insurance Contributions.
Cheating accountant gets five years jail for tax fraud
A tax adviser and accountant to the media industry has been jailed for five years for evading more than £6 million in tax.
Accountant and Financial Advisor jailed for major film tax fraud
An accountant and an independent financial advisor have been jailed for 8 and 6 years, respectively, for attempting to steal £2.2 million in a tax fraud linked to the film industry, following a ground breaking investigation by HMRC.
Two jailed in tobacco trading fraud
Two men, who were caught red-handed trading in smuggled, counterfeit tobacco have been jailed, after they were investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
London conveyancer jailed for stamp duty fraud
A conveyancer from Harrow, who swindled his clients and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) out of almost £352,500 in stamp duty land tax, was jailed for three years and four months on Friday (13 November).
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.
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 jailed for £4m VAT fraud
Four men from London have been jailed for a total of 20 years after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) discovered they had stolen £4 million in VAT and laundered it through a number of bank accounts – including that of a deceased colleague.
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).
Swansea man jailed for excise fraud
A Swansea man who was caught transporting a van full of counterfeit cigarettes has been jailed for 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Transport boss jailed for cigarette smuggling
The owner of a transport company who attempted to smuggle nearly three million cigarettes into the UK to avoid paying £665,000 in duty has been jailed.
Diplomats jailed for £4.8m tobacco fraud
Seven people, including four diplomats at the Gambian Embassy, have been jailed for a total of 33 years for illegally selling tobacco on the illicit market.