vat fraud

An Essex accountant was convicted, but avoided prison with a suspended 10-month sentence for attempting to evade nearly £100,000 of tax by falsifying VAT returns.


Nine men who pretended to be butchers, then made fraudulent VAT refund claims of £1m by faking invoices, have been sentenced after an investigation by HMRC.


A VAT fraudster has been ordered to repay crime profits of £2.4 million within six months, or face a further seven years' jail time.

A Welsh accountant was jailed for more than two-and-a-half years for hiding the profits of a motor racing business in a £140,000 tax fraud.


A fraudster who took part in a £250m VAT fraud has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £14m or face a further 10 years in jail.

A barrister has been convicted of tax fraud after he failed to pay more than £48,000 in VAT.

A producer who made a 3D film has been sentenced to three years in prison for £1.5m VAT fraud.

A producer who made the UK's first 3D film has been found guilty of a £1.5m VAT fraud.


A former magistrate and a company director who faked documents in a £1m VAT fraud linked to the house building trade in Lancashire, have been jailed.


A Dundee businessman, who pleaded guilty to using seven aliases to commit a £166,000 VAT fraud, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after an investigation by HMRC.