Jail Time for Tyrone Tax Fraud Farmer

A farmer from County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, was jailed for 6 months this week for a £1.3 million VAT fraud.

Gerald Moane, aged 46, from Fivemiletown Co. Tyrone created fake purchase invoices purporting to be for machinery and farming.  After an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs he pleaded guilty to 23 charges of Tax fraud and was sentenced to 16 months in prison and 20 months on licence.

HMRC are aiming to “recover the proceeds of his crime” at confiscation hearing soon.

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