HMRC names new 'most wanted' fugitives

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HMRC’s campaign against tax evasion has come under fire after it revealed that only two of the UK's 20 most-wanted alleged fraudsters and tax evaders named on a government list last year has been caught.

The UK tax authority published the names and photographs of people it said had cost taxpayers millions in lost revenue, but 18 remain at large.

Labour said the arrest rate suggested the project had been a "huge failure", the BBC reported.

But HMRC said it had intelligence on a number of suspects and 10 more faces have now been added to its gallery for 2013.

Chancellor George Osborne said...

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I’m a specialist business journalist and have a particular interest in tax and technology. 


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