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Between them the Copp trio owned at least four Bentleys, seven Range Rovers, three Lamborghinis as well as a Ferrari and four Mercedes.
Accountant Simon Hathaway, 51, whose firm netted £400,000 for his work for them over a two year period and allegedly helped in the scam was acquitted of false accounting and conspiracy to cheat the public revenue.
'The fourth defendant facilitated this process in his capacity as the company accountant.
He is also said to have spent nearly £300,000 on private flights to Malaga and elsewhere between July 2014 and January 2015.
When police raided his home in Stanmore, north London they found £55,000 cash hidden in various places including inside a Bentley GTC Convertible on the driveway.
In 2015 he paid more than £362,000 for a Range Rover Vogue, Lamborghini Gallardo and Bentley Continental.
Several Rolex watches, works of art, a Lamborghini, Bentley and Range Rover were found at his home in Hemel Hempstead.