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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was fined more than half a million pounds for owing HMRC £4m in VAT.

The fraud watchdog used to reclaim VAT on legal fees and some specialist staff.

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A space travel company's former bookkeeper has been jailed for defrauding the business of £167,000.

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Devon accountant Robert Carpenter was jailed at Exeter Crown Court last week after pleading guilty to a £95,000 VAT fraud. 

A Northern Irish bookkeeper was jailed for nine months for her part in a £140,000 VAT fraud. 

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The former financial controller of a popular Bristol restaurant was jailed for defrauding the business of £200,000 via creative accounting. 

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A former chartered accountant who was jailed for a £60,000 fraud is helping inmates get tax rebates of up to £1,000.

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One of the UK’s most wanted tax fugitives, Magdalena Ferkova, was jailed this week at Nottingham Crown Court.

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A Cornish accountant was sentenced to seven years in jail this week for defrauding his clients and cheating HMRC of £2m in tax.

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Former Pearl Jam accountant Rickey Goodrich has been sentenced to 14 months in jail for embezzling over $300,000 (around £180,000) in three years from the band. 

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