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"Kangs Solicitors fields a team of ‘technically able solicitors’
and is well regarded for its serious crime and fraud work"

Legal 500, 2013 edition

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"Hamraj Kang is a shrewd tactician and very experienced"

Legal 500, 2013 edition

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"What the team is known for - handles an extensive array of criminal matters
including murder, drugs and white-collar crime"

Chambers & Partners 2014 edition

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"Adept at dealing with cases that have an international dimension"

Chambers & Partners 2014 edition


Fraud and Serious Crime

The Specialist Fraud Department conducts many high profile cases throughout the country and is headed by the firm’s Principal, Hamraj Kang who is the Legal Aid Agency’s approved supervisor for Very High Cost Cases (VHCC) cases.

We are highly experienced in dealing with prosecutions brought by all the major prosecuting authorities including HMRC, SFO, DTI, Trading Standards, CPS, Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) / National Crime Agency (NCA), OFT / BIS, FSA, FCA, UKBA and Local Authorities.

The firm is regularly instructed by other professionals such as solicitors, accountants and company directors who face criminal investigation and has built a reputation for acting on behalf of fellow professionals in criminal proceedings.

‘Kangs Solicitors fields a team of ‘technically able solicitors’, and is well regarded for its serious crime and fraud work.’ Legal 500, 2013

Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) VAT Fraud

We have particular expertise and experience in dealing with Missing Trader Intra Community VAT Fraud cases (commonly referred to as MTIC/Carousel fraud) and have been involved in many of the leading cases in recent years including:

  • Operation Maypole
  • Operation Drive
  • Operation Lychee
  • Operation Dowel
  • Operation Capri II
  • Operation Capri III
  • Operation Ghast
  • Operation Duma
  • Operation Fastback
  • Operation Vex
  • Operation Tulipbox
  • Operation Varlet
  • Operation Elemi
  • Operation Gnawed
  • Operation Hayrick
  • Operation Develop
  • Operation Vehicle
  • Operation Devout
  • Operation Vita
  • Operation Dumpcart
  • Operation Forebear
  • Operation Janitor

It is unlikely that many other firms have had conduct of such a number of MTIC cases in recent years.

In addition to the above-mentioned MTIC operations involving established products (electrical products such as CPUs, mobile phones etc), we act in relation to allegations of MTIC involving more unusual commodities and intangible products such as luxury cars, Carbon Credits, metals etc.

Other Fraud Cases

We act in a wide range of other fraud cases and have particular experience in conducting multi-million pound cases involving the following areas:

  • Money Laundering
  • Tax Evasion
  • Corruption
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Conspiracies to Defraud
  • Duty Evasion / Diversion Fraud
  • Banking Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Boiler Room Fraud
  • Long Firm Fraud
  • Fraud on Major Commercial Institutions & Public Bodies
  • Post Office Fraud
  • NHS Fraud
  • Internet Fraud
  • Land Banking Fraud
  • Advance Fee Fraud
  • Pension Fraud
  • Immigration Fraud
  • False Accounting
  • Fraudulent Trading
  • Illegal Money Lending
  • Carbon Credit Fraud

Our expertise in relation to these cases extends from initial arrest and interview to include what can quite often be a protracted investigation stage, through to the prosecution of the case and the trial.

We appreciate the importance of seeking advice as early as possible and our team is able to quickly and effectively deal with all ancillary matters associated with fraud investigations such as Restraint Orders, Cash Seizure and Confiscation.

Mr Hamraj Kang
07976 258 171 / 020 7936 6396 / 0121 449 9888