Woman jailed for VAT fraud

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Maureen Carpenter, aged 52 years, has been jailed for eighteen months after a prolonged investigation by HMRC revealed that she had been filing fraudulent VAT returns in relation to Maureen’s son’s company Booze Booze Booze Ltd. Her intention was to avoid the right VAT to HMRC and to pocket the amount saved. Maureen Carpenter was been ordered to £250,000 within 3 months or having to face additional 3 years in jail and still owe the money. Read more..

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