TROUBLED MALTESE GAMBLING OPERATOR SKS35 FACES $137 MILLION IN NEW TAX CLAIM

On 19th August, OCCRP reported that Italy’s financial police have accused Malta-based gambling operator SKS365 of tax evasion to the tune of €124 million.  The announcement stems from a wider police probe into mafia ties within the gambling industry.  It is said that SKS365 had failed to declare about €4 billion in taxable income between 2015 and 2016.  SKS365 also told OCCRP that its current management has no links to the company’s previous activities, and that it is now suing the company’s previous owners and seeking compensation – but the company’s current owners may have to pay the tax bill.

https://www.occrp.org/en/27-ccwatch/cc-watch-briefs/10503-troubled-maltese-gambling-co-faces-137m-in-new-tax-claim

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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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