back to article Chips-for-gold fraud gang get 74 years' jail

A 21-strong gang of CPU-dealing VAT fraudsters have been sentenced to a total of 74 years in prison. Reporting restrictions on Operation Devout were lifted today following sentencing in the seventh and final trial related to the complex organised crime network. The gang were involved in importing CPUs, mainly from Ireland. …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    not too shabby

    30 million for 2 years in jail? where do i sign up?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      re. not too shabby

      Shouldn't the rewards be divided by 21 also? So its 2 years for £1.5m

  2. irish donkey
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    making fast and easy profits at the expense of the British taxpayer.

    Sort of sounds like a Bank or a Politican.

    Can I play too?

  3. Mark Eaton-Park

    Their crime was ....

    not giving the goverment their cut.

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