Craig Gordon has gone on trial in Edinburgh, he is charged with defrauding HM Revenue and Customs out of more than £190K.
Craig Gordon, who denies the charge, used to work for HMRC at the Lothians 2 Area office in Broomhouse Drive between 2003 and 2004.
It is alleged that he set up a company named Capital Tax Services to receive the money, opened a bank account under a false name, and created false income tax repayment claims and processed them for repayment.
He is alleged to have obtained £190,448.20 by the fraud.
Gordon has lodged a special defence of incrimination, claiming that several other people were responsible for the acts not him.
This should be very interesting!
Tax does have to be taxing.
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