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Fisherman jailed for £40,000 tax evasion

A fisherman who evaded more than £40,000 of income tax and national insurance contributions has been jailed.

David McHale, 55, of Newport-on-Tay, Fife, worked out of Peterhead.

McHale previously admitted three charges of failing to declare his income to the HMRC. The total sum involved was more than £43,000, between 2005 and 2014.

He was jailed for 14 months at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

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