Tags: tax fraud
Financial Secretary meets HMRC’s elite crime fighters
The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride MP, has underscored his commitment for the UK to lead the fight against organised tax fraud and evasion in a visit to HMRC’s fraud investigation and intelligence teams on 14 March.
Two jailed for £60m fraudulent HIV cure tax fraud
Two fraudsters, who attempted to steal more than £60 million through a fraudulent tax avoidance scheme claiming to invest in HIV research and conservation, have been jailed for a total of 14 and a half years.
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.
Warrington kebab man takes away jail term
A Warrington fast food takeaway boss, who lied about his shop’s takings as part of a £179,000 tax fraud, has been jailed.
Somerset accountant jailed for £350,000 tax fraud
An accountant who failed to pay VAT to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in a £358,283 tax fraud has been jailed.
It’s a wrap for film tax fraudsters ordered to pay back £2m
An accountant, two film producers and an independent financial advisor, who were jailed with three others for more than 36 years for committing a £2.2 million tax fraud, have been ordered to pay back more than £2 million of their criminal profits or face a further ten years in jail.
Solicitor jailed for £60k tax fraud
A criminal defence solicitor, who lied about his income to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to steal more than £60,000 in a tax fraud, has been jailed for 18 months.
Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud
An accountant from Bolton, who hijacked the identities of NHS doctors and nurses in a £40,000 tax fraud, has been jailed.
Staffordshire company director jailed for VAT fraud
A Staffordshire company director, who pretended to trade in designer jewellery, IT services and sports equipment to steal more than £204,000 VAT, has been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) exposed his fraud.
Bury car dealer sentenced for VAT fraud
A car dealer from Bury has been sentenced for not declaring his true income or registering his business for VAT.
From cellar to cell for wine trader conman
A Wanstead businessman, who claimed to trade in fine wines and diamonds but instead conned investors to fund a lavish lifestyle, buying luxury cars and hundreds of pairs of expensive trainers, has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for a £350,000 fraud.
Blushing bookkeeper jailed
A Plymouth bridal shop owner and part-time bookkeeper, who admitted stealing more than £250,000 in tax, has been jailed for 32 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Crooked courier gets sentence delivered
A 41-year-old Belfast delivery driver, who admitted falsifying his income records in a £140,000 fraud, has been jailed for eight months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Sums don’t add up for Manchester accountant
An accountant from Levenshulme, who created fake tax returns and expense accounts to steal more than £285,000 has been jailed today after he was caught by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Bus operator jailed as £1m scam hits the skids
A Luton businessman, who provided bus services for vulnerable people, has been sentenced for a £1 million tax fraud.
Twelve arrested in tax fraud and money laundering raids
Ten men and two women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected multi-million pound tax and money laundering fraud.
Lancashire tobacco smuggler’s payback time
A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail.
IT consultant jailed for tax fraud
An IT consultant who lied about his earnings to avoid paying tax of more than £170,000 has been jailed.
Charity Con Criminals Jailed
Two men who faked charity donations so they could fraudulently claim more than £5 million in Gift Aid repayments have been jailed for a total of 19 years between them after their scam was uncovered by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).