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Man arrested in Warrenpoint for suspected tax fraud

A 56-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a suspected tax fraud linked to the property market, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

HMRC officers, accompanied by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, made the arrest at a private address in the Warrenpoint area this morning.

Mike Parkinson, Assistant Director, Criminal Investigation, HMRC, said, “HMRC takes tax fraud extremely seriously and anyone deliberately choosing to evade the taxes they owe should expect not only a heavy fine, but possibly a criminal prosecution as well.”

The man is currently being interviewed by HMRC and Investigations into the suspected fraud are continuing.

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