Articles tagged with: fuel laundering

GARDAI AND REVENUE OFFICERS SWOOP ON ILLEGAL FUEL PLANT AT BLAYNEY

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24 May 2013 Comments Off on GARDAI AND REVENUE OFFICERS SWOOP ON ILLEGAL FUEL PLANT AT BLAYNEY
GARDAI AND REVENUE OFFICERS  SWOOP ON ILLEGAL FUEL PLANT AT BLAYNEY

GARDAI, including members of the Armed Response Unit, were involved along with Revenue officers early yesterday (Wednesday) in a major swoop on an illicit fuel laundering plant in Co. Monaghan, close to the South Armagh Border. The plant was discovered at a large shed at Drumacon, about three miles from Castleblayney. A tank with 20,000 litres of fuel was found, along with 68 bags of bleaching earth, ancillary equipment, 5 cars and 1 jeep.  All the vehicles were seized by the Revenue authorities. The plant had the capacity to launder 15 ...

NEW INITIATIVES TO COMBAT FUEL LAUNDERING WELCOMED BY JPC

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25 Jan 2013 Comments Off on NEW INITIATIVES TO COMBAT FUEL LAUNDERING WELCOMED BY JPC

The recent incident in which the toxic residue from fuel laundering activities was deposited near the source for a group water scheme in Co Monaghan was referred to at Monday’s meeting of Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee, when members welcomed news of a number of new initiatives being planned to combat this form of crime. JPC Chairman David Maxwell referred members to national media reports he had heard of a new scheme being contemplated under which all businesses dealing in oil products would have to hold a licence, and ...

GARDAI AND REVENUE SEAL BORDER AS HUGE FUEL LAUNDERING PLANT LOCATED NEAR BLAYNEY

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13 Jul 2012 Comments Off on GARDAI AND REVENUE SEAL BORDER AS HUGE FUEL LAUNDERING PLANT LOCATED NEAR BLAYNEY
GARDAI AND REVENUE SEAL BORDER AS HUGE FUEL LAUNDERING PLANT LOCATED NEAR BLAYNEY

By PATSY McARDLE GARDAI, including members of the Armed Regional Support Unit, joined members of the Revenue’s Customs’ Service in a dramatic major early morning swoop on Tuesday last at Longfield, near Castleblayney, just a few hundred yards from the South Armagh Border, where they uncovered a major illicit fuel laundering plant. According to Revenue officers at the scene, the plant beside the main Castleblayney/ Crossmaglen Road, had the capacity to launder approximately 15 million litres of fuel, per annum, with an estimated yearly potential loss ...

NEW POWERS IN TRAIN TO COMBAT ILLEGAL FUEL SCOURGE JPC TOLD

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1 Jun 2012 Comments Off on NEW POWERS IN TRAIN TO COMBAT ILLEGAL FUEL SCOURGE JPC TOLD

By Cianna McNally A total of nine fuel laundering plants were discovered in Ireland last year by Revenue Enforcement staff, six of which were located in Co Monaghan. This worrying fact was disclosed by Sean Kelleher, Assistant Principal Officer, Revenue Enforcement when he met with members of the County Monaghan Joint Policing Committee on Monday, 28th May. These laundries were capable of processing 80 million litres of oil at a loss of €40 million to the state. Revenue officers were aware of more than 100 outlets located throughout ...

SWOOP AT BALLYBAY FARM UNCOVERS LAUNDERED FUEL AND SUSPECTED ‘ANGEL DUST’

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28 Jul 2011 Comments Off on SWOOP AT BALLYBAY FARM UNCOVERS LAUNDERED FUEL AND SUSPECTED ‘ANGEL DUST’
SWOOP AT BALLYBAY FARM UNCOVERS LAUNDERED FUEL AND SUSPECTED ‘ANGEL DUST’

By PATSY McARDLE INVESTIGATIONS continued over last weekend into the discovery of an illegal fuel laundering plant near Ballybay, and the subsequent discovery during a major search operation at the premises, of an unidentified liquid, believed to be related to the banned livestock-fattening substance, clenbuterol, more popularly known, as “angel dust”. Two men were questioned by the Gardai following the swoop and search, which involved a team of Gardai, Revenue officers, and members of a Department of Agriculture investigations unit. Both men were later released, ...