Timur Mehmet - HMRC Most Wanted

Crime type:
Other crime
Suspect name:
Timur Mehmet
CS reference:
CS1008-4918
Police force:
Other Law Enforcement

Summary

VAT Fraud

Full details

NOTE: IF YOU ARE CALLING FROM CYPRUS, PLEASE RING 8000 55 11.

Timur MEHMET is wanted for his role in a conspiracy to cheat the public revenue by the operation of a Missing Trader Intra-community (MTIC) fraud, also known as a ‘carousel fraud’. The fraud has caused a loss to the UK of £25million.

MEHMET was arrested and appeared at Northampton Crown Court on 22nd June 2007 when he was warned that he had to be at Court for his trial on 1st October 2007.

MEHMET failed to attend the later trial and subsequently left the UK. On 23rd January 2008 he was found guilty in his absence and sentenced to 8 years imprisonment.

Whereabouts

Believed to be in Northern Cyprus

Suspect description

Suspect name:
Timur Mehmet
Sex:
Male
Age range:
35 - 40
Height:
175 - 180 cm (approx 5' 10")
Hair colour:
Black

If you would like to speak to the police directly

Police force:
Other Law Enforcement
Contact phone:
0800 595 000
Contact email:
Customs.Hotline@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk