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Millionaire online businessman jailed for tax fraud

A  West Midlands fraudster has been jailed for two years, after illegally living tax free for six years. Abdul Rehman, from Solihull, failed to pay any tax on his £3 million online business and produced fake invoices when HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) tax investigators began looking into his finances. Rehman ran an online office… Read more…

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Scrap metal tax fraudster behind bars

A tax fraudster, who handled more than £360,000 in illegal scrap metal cash payments, is now behind bars, after his crime was uncovered. Carl Bulmer, aged 45, from Keadby in Lincolnshire, fell foul of money laundering regulations. Scrap metal dealers are no longer legally allowed to pay out or accept cash. Instead payments need to… Read more…

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HMRC smokes out tax fraudsters

Two separate VAT fraud incidents, involving huge quantities of illegal cigarettes, have resulted in fraudsters being jailed for their crimes. In the first case, a building labourer was discovered to have nearly two million illicit cigarettes in a storage unit. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) taxation investigators were alerted to the fraud, after police officers… Read more…