2 JAILED FOR £60 MILLION FRAUDULENT HIV CURE TAX FRAUD

On 26th February, Accountancy Daily reported that the director and finance director of a company set up to market a fraudulent tax avoidance scheme which attempted to raise more than £60 million through claiming to invest in HIV research and conservation, have been jailed for a total of 14½ years.  Antony Blakey, director of Ethical Trading and Marketing Ltd, and finance director, John Banyard, enticed wealthy people to invest in the scheme.

https://www.accountancydaily.co/two-jailed-ps60m-fraudulent-hiv-cure-tax-fraud

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6748037/World-renowned-scientist-72-stripped-OBE-spared-jail-role-60m-tax-scam.html

 

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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