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HMRC Raids Football Clubs, Arrests Several For Suspected Tax Fraud

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 17

League Championship side Newcastle United Managing Dir Lee Charnley has been arrested and EPL club West Ham United's "offices raided as 180 officers from Great Britain's tax authorities swooped on targets" in the U.K. and France, according to Ziegler, Caulkin & Jacob of the LONDON TIMES. Several...

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