Jailed tax fraudster told to repay £1.1m in three months

Mark Battersby
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The convicted mastermind of multi-million-pound tax fraud, currently serving nine years in prison, has been ordered to repay £1.1m to the taxman or face seven extra years behind bars, tax enquiry expert Paul Lynam has reported. Jason Butler, aged 49, formerly of Marbella, Spain - by way of Leeds, Yorkshire - was sentenced to for nine years jail in March 2018, for his leading role in a multi-million-pound international tax racket. At a Confiscation Order hearing on 26 April 2021, the court ordered him to repay £1,112,000 within three months; or serve a further seven years in prison. ...

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