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Solihull man arrested over alleged alcohol con

A BOROUGH man has been arrested on suspicion of storing and selling illicit alcohol and evading excise duty of around £468,000.

A BOROUGH man has been arrested on suspicion of storing and selling illicit alcohol and evading excise duty of around £468,000.

The 27-year-old was taken into custody after HM Revenue & Customs swooped on three properties early last Friday morning.

An undisclosed address in Solihull and two businesses premises in Saltley, Birmingham were searched.

Around 300,000 litres of beer and wine were seized along with a 40ft lorry, computers and paperwork

The man was bailed until November 20.

 

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