EU Authorities Arrest Scammers For Evading €7.2M In Tax

Law360, London (February 13, 2020, 4:56 PM GMT) -- A European Union law enforcement agency said Thursday that it worked with intelligence units in Slovakia and the Czech Republic to arrest 23 people it suspects of using a network of employment agencies to evade paying €7.2 million ($7.8 million) in taxes.

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation said it found during an investigation that the suspects used employment companies to send foreign workers to manufacturing companies in the Czech Republic.

The suspects allegedly created a large group of employment companies to create false invoices in a bid to evade value-added tax and income tax, the law enforcement agency,...

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