Event Elephant boss pleads guilty to tax evasion

Alan Barrett was arraigned on charges relating to the incorrect filing of Vat returns on behalf of Event Elephant

13th March, 2016

The chief executive of a failed events company that went bust owing money to hundreds of clients has pleaded guilty to ten charges of tax evasion.

Alan Barrett was arraigned on charges relating to the incorrect filing of Vat returns on behalf of Event Elephant, and of consenting and conniving to claim or obtain relief, exemption or repayment of Vat on behalf of the company.

He is also facing charges of failure to keep or...

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