Six arrested for large-scale tax evasion

Police are investigating six people in Moravia who they believe are guilty of tax evasion in the amount of 420 million crowns. According to police, the suspects were intentionally evading payment of value added tax on deals in mineral oils used to produce gasoline in 2009. They were arrested after police raids in five cities uncovered large amounts of evidence. If found guilty they face up to ten years’ imprisonment.