Thirty-two top tax cheats get over 150 years behind bars January 5th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments The top tax criminals of 2012 have been sentenced to a combined total of 155 years and 10 months behind bars, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) announced today. Over 30 of the UK’s top tax cheats are being publicised on Flickr as part of HMRC’s current Tax Evasion Campaign. Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke said: “The Government is committed to closing in on tax evaders. Collectively the 32 criminals have been sentenced to more than 150 years. Most people play by the rules and pay what they owe, but HMRC is cracking down on those who don’t. “We hope that publishing these pictures will help get across that it always makes sense to declare all your income, and tax dodgers are simply storing up trouble for the future.” HMRC’s top tax criminals of 2012 can be seen here http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmrcgovuk/sets/72157632409515581 Tell HMRC about customs or excise fraud, or tax evasion here http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/reportingfraud/online.htm Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Related Comments comments!