‘Fake’ events organiser jailed
A ROGUE businessman who faked paperwork to steal almost £112,000 in a VAT repayment fraud has been jailed for 30 months.
An investigation by HM Revenue and Customs revealed that 46-year-old Bury man Andrew Buckner, who purported to be in the events business, was in fact unemployed and on benefits.
Buckner was director of KRKCI Ltd between 2009 and 2012, and claimed to organise functions in the North West under the name kid Rock Events.
He met with several golf clubs, proposing to hold events in their... For the full story register now for free or login below...