Crime gang jailed for £16m tax fraud

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Crime gang jailed for £16m tax fraud

A crime gang that smuggled huge amounts of illicit alcohol into the UK and stole more than £16 million in taxes, have been jailed for a total of more than 34 years, HMRC said in a release on 28 October. Shafqat Majeed, formerly of Hove, was given 10 years in prison for spearheading the multimillion-pound VAT and excise fraud while living a life of luxury and driving flash cars. The 52-year-old and ten other gang members have now been sentenced following two separate trials and sentencin...

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