9am Lowdown: Fringe fraud & HMRC's offshore crackdown

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Good morning and welcome to last 9am Lowdown of the week.  

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News Round-up

Lynn Taylor, the former financial manager of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, was given a tagging order, and ordered to do 200 hours of community service for £220,000 embezzlement. (The National)

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Premier League clubs have spent a record £1.17bn on players in this summer's transfer window, according to business analysts Deloitte. (BBC News)

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Waste management group Augean has said it will “robustly challenge” an investigation by HMRC on whether the company has paid sufficient land fill tax in relation to its treatment and disposal of hazardous waste. (The Business Desk)

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A crackdown on secret offshore accounts could lead to “life-changing consequences”, according to a warning being sent to millions of taxpayers. (Financial Times)

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