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Former CFO at the company behind the X Factor and Take Me Out, FreemantleMedia Group (FMG), has been jailed for three years and four months for defrauding the company out of £224,000.

Happy Tuesday to all our members! The headlines this morning revolve around tax fraud...

A tax fraudster who threatened to bomb HMRC when he was arrested, has been jailed for 21 months.

Tea, toast and marmite at the ready? Good! Then lets begin our third *ever* 9am Lowdown. Hold on to your hats, folks - here comes a lighthearted look at five of today's stories. 

A North Yorkshire accountant has been jailed for six years for one count of fraud and one of obtaining a money transfer by deception at Bradford Crown Court. 


A former accounts assistant was jailed for three years for defrauding his employer, the Norwich Chamber of Commerce, of more than £320,000.


Hi, my client has been stitched up by his two co-directors.


Two pharmacists who lied about exporting life-saving cancer and HIV medicines to Nigeria have been jailed for six and a half years for fraudulently claiming £300,000 in VAT repayments.

There are various levels of HMRC investigation ranging from a simple phone call telling your client that they have miscalculated their tax liability all the way to


HP says Autonomy's founder and former boss Michael Lynch "should be held accountable for fraud" over HP's takeover of Autonomy in 2011.