|Date:||17 June 2013|
|Region:||West Midlands. London|
A VAT repayment investigation involving around £6,100,000. Three defendants were convicted and sentenced to a total of 13.5 years in prison. One of these was sentenced to 9 years and disqualified from being a company director for 7 years in absentia having fled (along with two others not yet before the courts) after plea. HMRC is seeking extradition.