"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Friday, February 02, 2007

Steal £161,000 tax get 4 months inside

Michael Carter who gave his address as The Butchers Arms, Sowerby Bridge was arrested by Customs Officers in December 2004. Bradford Crown Court today heard that Customs officers at Felixstowe docks examined a container in December 2004 transporting cartons of plastic flowers , 999,400 cigarettes and 108kg of hand rolling tobacco were discovered. Carter was traced from the delivery address in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

After arrest and interview Carter claimed the artificial flowers came from a man in Dubai and that he was planning to sell the flowers at local markets. He denied all knowledge of the tobacco goods.

Released on bail he fled to Thailand, where he stayed until April 2006 and was arrested by Huddersfield Police . He was later charged with the fraudulent evasion of duty (est. £161,000) and pleaded guilty at Huddersfield Magistrates Court on the 9th January 2007.

The HMCR have a small selection of photographs available of this seizure, and copies are available from Michelle Potts on 0191 225 3903.

He got 8 months in prison... and will be out in 4.

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