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  • 07 Jan 2013 12:20 AM | Deleted user

    Tax fraud has doubled in the last three years, according to accountancy and business advisory group BDO. It says that rather than criticising large companies for not paying the correct amount of corporation tax, the government should instead be turning its attention to the UK's VAT gap. 

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9782000/9782380.stm

  • 02 Jan 2013 12:21 AM | Deleted user

    Ministers have admitted that they do not know how many foreigners are claiming tax credits after the Work and Pensions Secretary said that the system was being targeted by fraudsters from “around the world. 

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9772968/Number-of-foreigners-claiming-tax-credits-unknown-ministers-admit.html


  • 12 Dec 2012 12:22 AM | Deleted user

    German prosecutors have raided offices belonging to Deutsche Bank as part of an investigation into a tax evasion scheme involving the trading of carbon permits. The Frankfurt prosecutor's office said 25 employees of the bank were suspected of serious tax evasion, money laundering and obstruction of justice. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20695042

  • 12 Dec 2012 12:22 AM | Deleted user

    UK tax authorities are not doing enough to tackle alcohol duty fraud, claims a leading off-licence chain. Last year HMRC received over 600 reports to its tax hotline relating to alcohol fraud. The Revenue said it acted on every piece of intelligence, but admitted investigations could take years.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20771052

  • 05 Dec 2012 12:24 AM | Deleted user

    Ten people have been arrested in raids in the UK and Luxembourg in a suspected £50m tax fraud by an international tobacco smuggling ring. [read more]

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20585696


  • 11 Oct 2012 12:25 AM | Deleted user

    When should you be allowed to bring a private prosecution? The very idea that a private individual may be able to initiate the state’s powers to prosecute and punish offenders may strike some people as strange. Isn’t that the job of public prosecutors, such as the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)?

    http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/opinion/joshua-rozenberg/no-case-answer-private-prosecutions-and-prospects-conviction

  • 16 Aug 2012 12:25 AM | Deleted user

    Tax officials have published a gallery of photographs of the people they consider to be the most wanted UK tax fugitives. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19269662


  • 10 Jul 2012 12:27 AM | Deleted user

    £34MILLION: What one businessman conned out of Inland Revenue to pay for luxury cars and hotels as he's given second-longest jail term in British fraud history

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2171031/Businessman-conned-tax-office-34million-pay-luxury-cars-hotels-restaurants-given-record-jail-term.html


  • 08 Jul 2012 12:26 AM | Deleted user

    Fifteen convicted in five trials for faking sale of 4m phones through ghost companies in complex £176m VAT scam

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jul/08/carousel-tax-fraud-mobile-phones


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