In the Media

Butcher sentenced for ?3.3m VAT fraud

PUBLISHED March 15, 2012

Simon Rowlinson, Specialist Prosecutor for the CPS Central Fraud Group said: ?Gary Turner was today sentenced to?5 years imprisonment?for cheating the public revenue of ?3.3 million over a 15 year period. But for the CPS it doesn?t end here. We are now determined to go after Turner?s illicit gains and get that money back into the public purse for the benefit of the British public. Court proceedings will continue as we identify the assets bought with criminal money in order to confiscate them?including houses, jewellery and other luxury items beyond the means of most working people.? For more background information click here.