PR man walks free over £97,000 tax

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A public relations adviser who failed to pay almost £100,000 in tax after spending the money on "himself, his family and his business" has walked free from court.

Richard Hillgrove, 42, failed to pay HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) £52,268 of VAT charged to customers of his company, Hillgrove Public Relations Limited, in 2011 and 2012.