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  • 19 Feb 2018 4:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has won the right to retain litigation privilege over documents relating to an alleged £140m VAT fraud in the latest twist to the debate that has been occupying legal minds.


    https://www.thelawyer.com/rbs-interviews-protected-privilege-140m-vat-fraud-trial/


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMRC has written to the chief executives of major UK retailers, urging them to share details of a prolific iTunes scam with all their staff so that they can act as the last line of defence against fraudsters


    http://www.mynewsdesk.com/uk/hm-revenue-customs-hmrc/pressreleases/hmrc-asks-retail-bosses-to-enlist-staff-in-the-fight-against-the-itunes-scam-2412115


  • 12 Feb 2018 11:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The British Metals Recycling Association has said that the conviction of a scrap metal dealer who failed to pay more than £200,000 of VAT which he charged customers, highlights a “significant issue” in the metals recycling industry.


    https://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/carousel-fraud-concerns/


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:09 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A scrap metal dealer who kept more than £200,000 worth of VAT charges instead of paying it to HMRC has been jailed.


    https://stv.tv/news/north/1407171-scrap-metal-dealer-kept-more-than-200-000-in-vat-charges/


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New UK powers to require individuals to explain where their wealth has come from and to freeze and forfeit funds in bank and building society accounts now in force.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/january/new-unexplained-wealth-orders-give-increased-powers-to-hmrc/

  • 05 Feb 2018 10:07 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    'HMRC' tax refund scam emails and texts are doing the rounds yet again. Here's how to spot a fake tax rebate email.


    https://www.lovemoney.com/guides/15794/hmrc-tax-scams-2018-refund-rebate-frauds-email-text-is-this-real-fake-uk?source=1000693


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Both West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police have received eight reports of attempted frauds, which have targeted residents across three counties.

    http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/15900150.Police_warn_of_HMRC_fraudsters/

  • 28 Jan 2018 9:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    "A husband and wife have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £1.1 million tax fraud," said an HMRC spokesperson.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42809696

  • 28 Jan 2018 8:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HM Revenue and Customs has clamped down on scam texts which purport to be from the taxman and may promise cash rebates

    http://www.itv.com/news/2018-01-25/hmrc-scheme-reduces-reports-of-scam-texts-claiming-to-be-from-the-taxman-by-90-percent/

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