Million Pound Fraud Investigation

Four people have been arrested as part of a £1million tax fraud investigation in Southampton.

The three men and a woman from Lithuania and Georgia were picked up on suspicion of money laundering on Thursday, 7 July.

Three homes and two businesses have been searched and the four have been bailed until December.

The two men from Lithuania are aged 22 and 35, the Georgian man is 39 and the woman from Lithuanian woman is 43.

HM Revenue & Customs spokesman Bob Gaiger said:

“HMRC take tax fraud seriously and will not hesitate to investigate those who ultimately rob the exchequer of public funds. Anyone with information about individuals who may be involved in tax fraud can contact the Customs’ Hotline on 0800 59 5000.”  

 

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