Former BHS owner Chappell in court over tax fraud charges


Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has appeared in court facing charges of tax fraud and money laundering.

Chappell appeared at the City of London magistrates court yesterday, facing three charges of cheating the public revenue of around £500,000 and two counts of money laundering relating to the alleged purchase of yachts on behalf of his now-bankrupt finance company Swiss Rock, the Press Association reports.

The offences allegedly occurred between January 2014 and September 2016.

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