A chartered accountant and company director found guilty of fraud after lying to Special Compliance Office investigators has been sentenced to 15 months in prison, HM Revenue and Customs announced.
David Anthony Greenwood, aged 49, a married father of two from Haslemere in Surrey, was charged with eight counts of defrauding the Inland Revenue.
HMRC said in a statement: "Investigations found that interest he was receiving from bank accounts in the Channel Islands amounting to 100,000 was not being shown on his tax returns."
Greenwood denied owning any offshore investments in Guernsey during an interview with a Revenue Special Compliance Office investigator.
Judge Bull found that Greenwood, of Farnham Lane, Haslemere, had obtained some 54,000 from the offence, and "commented that the defendant h...