Tags: north east
Family smuggling gang sentenced
A gang of North East smugglers, including four members of the same family, has been sentenced today after their £750,000 tobacco smuggling ring was smashed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Illegal goods seized in self-storage site crackdown
More than 500,000 illicit cigarettes and 276 kilos of smuggled hand-rolling tobacco have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in an operation targeting self-storage units across the North East.
Crackdown on North East’s VAT cheats
Tax cheats in the North East who try to fraudulently reclaim VAT are being targeted as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce.