fraud

A 15-strong criminal gang, who attempted to defraud more than £176m in VAT through complex mobile phone trading scams,

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A construction industry fraudster from Solihull who conned HMRC out of £34m through a payroll scam has been jailed for 17 years.

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The upper tier tax tribunal has upheld the principle that companies caught up in missing trader fraud can be liable for VAT penalties.

A criminal gang who carried out a £38m VAT fraud in the carbon trading market through a chain of fraudulent trades has been jailed for a total of 35 years at Southwark Crown Court.

A former management accountant has been found guilty of defrauding a struggling railway company and is expected to be sentenced to several years in prison later this month.

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Former Royal Academy of Music (RAM) finance director Janet Whitehouse has been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to 20 months in prison for three counts of fraud.

Former Olympus chief executive Michael Woodford has reached an out-of-court settlement with his ex-employer for unfair dismissal.

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A former director of Bond Partners LLP has been excluded from the ACCA after being found guilty of misconduct by recording time worked in respect of a bankruptcy which was excessive an

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A Dorset yacht broker has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of VAT fraud to the value of £210,000 at Bournemouth Crown Court.

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A husband and wife have been sentenced at the Old Bailey for attempting to steal £220,000 through a complex VAT fraud involving designer goods.

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