Successful prosecution in case of cheating the public revenue

Rex v  Berkshire Education Travel Ltd and David Park

Polly Dyer prosecuted the company Berkshire Education Travel Ltd, and the company's director, David Park, with both defendants being convicted by a jury of cheating the public revenue and money laundering. The company had failed to disclose its VAT returns for a period of 6 years and monies had been used to purchase a multi-million-pound property. Polly was instructed by the specialist fraud unit of the CPS in this HMRC investigation. The defendants were represented by a silk. Mr Park was sentenced to 6 years in custody and was disqualified from being a company director for 7 years. 

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