Gorleston man arrested on suspicion of £43,000 fraud

A Gorleston man has been arrested on suspicion of VAT repayment fraud estimated to exceed £43,000.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) criminal investigators arrested him yesterday (Thursday, May 30).

HMRC spokesman Bob Gaiger said: 'HMRC takes tax fraud seriously and will not hesitate to investigate those suspected of stealing public funds.'

A home in Gorleston has been searched, and investigations are ongoing.

The man has been released on bail until July 30, 2013.

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Anyone with information about people who may be involved in tax fraud can call the tax evasion hotline on 0800 788887.

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