01/05/19

HMRC Trial Aborted | Southwark Crown Court | Kangs Financial Fraud Defence Solicitors

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Kangs Solicitors has been defending a client, a former company director, in respect of an HMRC investigation into alleged offences dating back to 2012, known as Operation Disney.

Frances Murray of Kangs Solicitors comments upon the circumstances.

The Circumstances | VAT Fraud | Kangs Financial Offences Defence Solicitors

  • The Prosecution alleged VAT fraud, money laundering and duty evasion arising from cross border trading of cigarettes and electronic goods from Europe and the Far East.
  • Kangs Solicitors trial team had been diligently preparing our client’s defence for trial.
  • The matter was listed for trial at Southwark Crown Court due to commence on the 23rd April 2019.
  • However, the Prosecution was forced to discontinue the proceedings against three of the five defendants as the result of the failure to satisfy their disclosure obligations.

How We Can Help You | Kangs Solicitors VAT Fraud Defence Solicitors

Cases of this nature require a legal team with specialist knowledge and extensive experience as they invariably involve complex legal issues by the very nature of the allegations faced.

Kangs Solicitors complex crime and fraud team provides a national service and  is able to deploy a team of solicitors at short notice to conduct the most complex cases.

Who Can I Contact For Help? | Kangs National Financial Crime Defence Solicitors

We have extensive experience of dealing with cases investigated and prosecuted by all the major prosecuting authorities such as the SFO, FCA, HMRC, CPS, Trading Standards, Environment Agency etc.

If you are a business, whether a sole trader, partnership or company, we are here to assist you manage your contact with the prosecuting authority and advise you on any criminal proceedings involving fraud and / or money laundering.

Our team of solicitors has a proven track record of assisting many individuals and businesses achieve the best possible result following these criminal proceedings.

Our team can be contacted through the following:

Hamraj Kang
hkang@kangssolicitors.co.uk
07976 258171 | 020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888

John Veale
jveale@kangssolicitors.co.uk
07779 055907 | 0121 449 9888 | 020 7936 6396

Tim Thompson
tthompson@kangssolicitors.co.uk
07710 677767 | 0121 449 9888 | 020 7936 6396

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