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    New computer system nails £2billion tax dodge cheats | The Sun |News|Politics


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    A £45MILLION super-computer has helped Revenue officials grab back an extra £2billion from tax-dodgers.
    Inspectors can trawl a billion pieces of information to spot criminal gangs or super-rich evaders within minutes.

    The Sun is the first paper to see the pioneering system, called Connect, at work at HM Revenue and Customs HQ in Whitehall.

    Bosses say they have “more data than the British Library” — and in the past inspectors had to spend months sifting through paperwork.

    Critics fear the network means more ordinary taxpayers will face gruelling inspections.

    But Connect’s creator Mike Hainey says it is now easier to spot if someone is innocent.

    Among those nabbed so far are a maisonette address being used to submit fraudulent tax refund claims from 105 different people.

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    I'm guessing it was built by contractors. Is this where eek's data comes from?
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    Flippin' heck those super computers get smaller and smaller, don't they?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cojak View Post
    Flippin' heck those super computers get smaller and smaller, don't they?
    Looks like the whole thing runs on a PowerPoint presentation too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doodab View Post
    I'm guessing it was built by contractors. Is this where eek's data comes from?
    No it comes from the websites you visit day on day. We then identify how profitable or cheapstake you are and treat you with the respect you deserve.
    merely at clientco for the entertainment

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    Quote Originally Posted by eek View Post
    No it comes from the websites you visit day on day. We then identify how profitable or cheapstake you are and treat you with the respect you deserve.
    That explains why everyone's so nice to me then. I'm a cash cow
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