Tory donor is off to Germany for tax fraud trial

A Tory donor accused of helping run a £107m VAT scam will be extradited to Germany, a judge has ruled. Property mogul Peter Singh Virdee, 48, allegedly directed and funded the massive ‘Carousel’ fraud in Germany and was known as ‘Batman’ in the network. The scheme involved trading carbon credits through a network of companies in Germany without paying VAT on them, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. The Sikh tycoon, who denies he was the ringleader nicknamed Batman, has posed in…

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