Conservative MPs have repeated their demand for the European Commission to appoint a commissioner to fight fraud in the European Union after a Lords report claimed that fraud is far higher than


Increased worry about VAT fraud has led to a sharp rise in the number of that VAT refunds that HMRC has delayed.


A couple from Kent have been jailed for committing insurance fraud and not paying tax on over £900,000 earnings from ‘ghost’ insurance broking.


The government must give “swift assurance” that the introduction of the Universal Credit will not cause a rise in benefit fraud, MPs have said.


Two men guilty of smuggling tens of thousands of litres of illicit Italian wine into the UK have been jailed for excise duty and VAT evasion after an HMRC investigation.

A former HMRC employee has been jailed for three years for £358,000


A Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) accountant and a fellow official were convicted of conspiracy to commit fraud involving £1m in false taxi claims.

Former Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) president Andrew Meeson and his associate Peter Bradley have been jailed for eight-and-a-half years each for a £5m


A convicted VAT fraudster has been sentenced to a further 10 years in jail after failing to pay a £14m confiscation order. 


An accountant has admitted to stealing £540,000 to fund his gambling addiction, Durham Crown Court heard.