HMRC opens fewer than 5 export control investigations per year

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), which is responsible for the enforcement of export controls in the UK, has opened fewer than 5 criminal investigations into the unlawful exportation of goods every year for the past 3 years. The figures were obtained by Global Investigations Review after a Freedom of Information Act request.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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