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FUEL RACKETEERS STRIKE AGAIN

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6 Sep 2013 Comments Off on FUEL RACKETEERS STRIKE AGAIN

By Patsy McArdle CROSS-BORDER fuel racketeers hit two roads in Mid-Monaghan last week by dumping consignments of sludge from tax-rebated laundered diesel which was “doctored” to remove colouring for sale at the higher price applicable for “clear” commercial fuel. The sludge was dumped in containers on roadsides in the Broomfield and Oram areas, both a few miles from Castleblayney, and also within a short distance from the South Armagh border. Firemen and County Council environment crews moved in to clear the areas and prevent any seepage to nearby farms or ...