COMPANY DIRECTOR CHARGED IN RELATION TO ALLEGED €9M DIESEL LAUNDERING OPERATION IN CASTLEBLAYNEY

10 January 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A WATER METER company director based in Crossmaglen has been charged in relation to an alleged €9 million diesel-laundering operation at Corragarry, Castleblayney in September 2011.

Paul Haughey, a 34-year-old father of three, of St Joseph’s Place, Crossmaglen, was before Dublin District Court charged with removing or attempting to remove a prescribed marker from a mineral oil without the consent of the Revenue Commissioners on 1st September 2011, at Corragarry, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan.

A garda officer told Judge Michael Walsh that Mr Haughey was “caught red-handed” in a surveillance operation and was seen on a tanker containing green diesel …

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