Jan 4, 2017

Conspiracy to Defraud

R v H [2012] Croydon Crown Court - This was the penultimate case in a string of HMRC frauds perpetrated and conducted by the primary group who had went about setting up this particular case. As a result of a breakdown in financial negotiations the secondary group attacked the self-assessment income tax return electronic system resulting in millions of pounds of revenue fraudulently claimed on behalf of fictitious clients. Finally the inventors and creators of the fraud, involving the above defendant, were brought to trial for their part in a 3 year £7 million complex and logistical fraud. At the time of trial there was in excess of some 40 revenue caseworker and inspectors present for the purpose of cross examination and clarification of almost every false employee. The case, due to the complex nature, as well as the attack on the revenue featured in many of the national tabloids as well as being reported on BBC and ITV.

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