2015 Report details for project: Organised Crime

Project name: Organised Crime - there are 3 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015
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Organisation: HMRC (D25) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2015 (data is from Sept 2014)
Category: Transformation - see all reports for this category
Description: The Organised Crime Project will have a significant impact on the Organised Crime segment of HMRC’s Customer-Centric Strategy. The key aim is to prevent, disrupt and reduce deliberate, systematic and large scale attacks by Organised Criminal Groups (OCGs), estimated to cost HMRC between £5bn to £7bn per annum. The threat from OCGs is evolving and we need to prevent significant attempted fraud just to maintain losses at their current level. The project will deploy approximately 500 FTEs across a range of new and established interventions to target organised criminals including; joint working with the Border Force (BF), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and expanding our Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer (FCLO) Network to increase cooperation with foreign administrations. We are also an instrumental part of the Cross Government Strategy to tackle Cyber Crime. We aim to address the threats at each stage of the illicit ‘supply chain,’ improving capabilities in intelligence, civil and criminal investigations. The Project is structured to address the main threats which come from VAT Missing Trader Intra-Community (MTIC), repayment and registration fraud, diverted alcohol products and cigarette and tobacco smuggling. During 2012-15 we will change our approach to organised crime to target the key individuals behind the fraud using new intelligence gathering methods and new technology capabilities that will support this approach.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: Results for the first part of 2014-15 have exceeded the forecast. The programme are seeking to establish the confidence levels in the year end forecast.
Start date: 2010-11-01
End date: 2014-06-30
Schedule text: Data not provided by department
Baseline: £22.04m
Forecast: £21.73m
Variance: -1.40%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £74.70m
WLCost text: Data not provided by department
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Sourcefile: IPA_2015.csv

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