"Police officers who allegedly took payments from newspapers and private investigators could face hefty fines and criminal prosecution after it emerged HM Revenue & Customs is reopening personal tax records to check if payments were fully disclosed.
It is understood HMRC has already begun probing self-assessment forms from previous years in the wake of new information obtained amid the phone-hacking revelations."
Quite right too, especially if it also puts off the police from taking bribes in the future from journalists for leaking information about people and investigations!
Tax does have to be taxing.
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