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• DRIVERS ARE NOW DIY ‘TECS’ IN… NEW ‘WAR’ ON PETROL FRAUDSTERS

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14 Nov 2014 Comments Off on • DRIVERS ARE NOW DIY ‘TECS’ IN… NEW ‘WAR’ ON PETROL FRAUDSTERS

By PATSY McARDLE A number of motorists—in conjunction with hackney and taxi company bosses in the wider Monaghan-Louth-Cavan region-have begun a DIY crackdown on fuel outlets in the Border counties which are suspected of engaging in ‘petrol stretching’ to cream-off a higher profit at the pumps!. It was revealed at the weekend that some drivers have begun taking samples of petrol, which was purchased at certain “suspect” outlets in towns in Co. Monaghan, and are now awaiting the results of a chemical analysis which was carried out, before further action is ...