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Posts tagged with "duty-free"

Evading Import Tax worth £2m

December 11 2012

The Old Bailey sentenced a garlic smuggler for six years after evading £2million duty, which is the longest sentence given for evading customs duty. Murugasan Natrajan imported garlic into the UK from his business Perfect Imports & Exports in Southall, West London. However customs officers   Read More…

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Duty Free Boarding Card Scam

July 12 2011

A Cardiff man, who used fake international boarding cards (when actually travelling on domestic flights) to buy duty free cigarettes has been jailed for 12 months. The scam resulted in an evasion estimated at £70,000 in excise duty. HMRC investigators discovered that   Read More…

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