Most wanted tax-dodgers

Ten new alleged tax-dodgers have been added to the Government's most-wanted list. Last year the names of 20 wanted tax dodgers were released - only one of the original 20 have been caught,

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Map shows where tax evaders are thought to be hiding

HMRC have created an interactive map that shows where the Government's most wanted tax dodgers are believed to be hiding.

The map shows which alleged tax-evaders are believed to be hiding where across the world. Credit: HMRC

The government has added ten new alleged tax dodgers to its most wanted list, who have cost the taxpayer between £120,000 and £10 million,HMRC claims.

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Labour: Government needs to do better on tax evasion

Shadow Treasury minister Catherine McKinnell says the Government needs to do better on tax-evaders:

One year on, it's a huge failure that 18 of the 20 most wanted tax fraudsters have still not been caught.

At a time when families are facing a cost of living crisis, it's even more important that everyone pays their fair share of tax. The Government needs to do better.

– Shadow Treasury minister Catherine McKinnell

Men wanted by HMRC in connection with tax evasion

The new list includes Michael George Voudouri, who pleaded guilty at Glasgow High Court in relation to money laundering linked to VAT fraud but failed to appear for sentencing.

HMRC said the man, aged between 40 and 50, is believed to be residing in northern Cyprus and is estimated to have cost taxpayers £10 million.

Michael George Voudouri is wanted by HMRC. Credit: HMRC

Anish Anand, aged between 25 and 35, is also included after failing to appear at Croydon Crown Court in April 2013 in relation to £6 million VAT and film tax credit fraud.

Anish Anand was convicted in his absence and is believed to be in the UK. Credit: HMRC

Anand was convicted in his absence last month and is thought to be in the UK.

Another on the list is Michael "Arthur" Fearon, aged between 18 and 25, who was charged in connection with evasion of excise duty on nearly 8.4 million Benson & Hedges cigarettes, according to HMRC.

Michael "Arthur" Fearon is believed to be in the Republic of Ireland. Credit: HMRC

He is also wanted by the UK Border Agency in connection with money laundering offences and also by Republic of Ireland police for driving offences.

HMRC said he crossed over the border into Northern Ireland driving a Black Mercedes C200 CDI Sport. The department estimates the Northern Irish man has cost taxpayers £2 million and believes he is in the Republic of Ireland.

Tax-dodgers added to Government's 'most wanted' list

Ten new alleged tax-dodgers have been added to the Government's most-wanted list.

Last year, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published the names and pictures of 20 people accused of fleeing while owing hundreds of thousands of pounds - and in many instances millions - for the first time.

The ten new people wanted by HMRC in connection with tax evasion. Credit: HMRC/PA Wire

Of the original 20 named last year, only one has been caught. A second man not included in the original list of 20 but later said to be on it has also been caught in the last 12 months, the department says.

HMRC has now renewed its appeals on 19 of the suspects while adding 10 new names wanted in connection with offences including VAT fraud, tax evasion and money laundering.

The new people listed have cost the taxpayer between £120,000 and £10 million, HMRC claims.

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