John Gilmour

Fraudster jailed for car racket

A man has been jailed after pleading guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh to a £600,000 fraud involving an international car import business.

The judge was told that John Gilmour, 52, brought four-wheel drive cars from Cyprus to the UK, where he sold them without paying the VAT which was due.

He was given a sentence of two years and three months for cheating Customs