Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Criminal Law
Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide practitioners with information regarding the different types of fraudulent activity that HMRC is susceptible to before addressing HMRC’s ability to use criminally obtained evidence when pursuing taxpayers in respect of their concealed offshore income.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what is meant by ‘penetration’ of HMRC;
  • Have considered the different types fraudulent activity that HMRC is susceptible to;
  • Understand how offshore disclosure schemes work;
  • Be aware of how HMRC attempts to minimise fraudulent activity;
  • Have considered HMRC’s ability to use criminally obtained evidence.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
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This podcast, with Jonathan Fisher QC of Devereux Chambers discusses HMRC’s vulnerability to penetration by criminal actors. It addresses fraudulent activity perpetrated by both internal and external criminal actors.

Date recorded: 11th September 2012

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