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#Fuel Laundering

# fuel-laundering - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring

There has been a significant decrease in the number of fuel laundries operational on the island of Ireland.

# fuel-laundering - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

County by county: Here's where all the fuel laundering plants were uncovered over the past five years

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says he’s satisfied significant progress has been made in tackling the problem.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 18 May, 2015

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# fuel-laundering - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This fire at a Waterford industrial estate took almost 24 hours to put out

One of the buildings in Portlaw was full of hay bales which burned through the night.

# fuel-laundering - Friday 25 April, 2014

Green diesel incentives should be scrapped to combat fuel laundering

A new NESC report also found that environmental policy is at times “guesswork without adequate data” from informed sources.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel

The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Two men in court over Macetown oil laundering find

The young men, aged 19 and 20 years old, will appear before Navan District Court this morning.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 18 November, 2013

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford

The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.

# fuel-laundering - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

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Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen

A massive operation examining the activities of a criminal gang got underway today.

Operation against fuel laundering launched

Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 25 February, 2013

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Oil laundering plant uncovered in Louth

The plant in Dundalk had the capacity to launder some 18 million litres of fuel a year with a potential loss of €9 milllion to the exchequer.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 15 October, 2012

New reporting restrictions 'could close 300 rural petrol stations'

The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association says new licence structures will cost them time and money.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Suspect fuel laundering plant uncovered in Armagh

No arrests were carried out by the PSNI.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 20 August, 2012

Black market and retail crime 'costing Ireland €861m a year'

Retail Ireland says one-eighth of all diesel sold in Ireland is illegal, while one in six people have made illegal downloads.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.

# fuel-laundering - Friday 4 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids

Armed gardaí took part in the raids on ten filling stations in Dublin, Galway and Louth.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 24 October, 2011

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Retail Ireland says illegal fuel laundering to remove the dye from agricultural diesel is costing the state €150m in lost tax revenues annually.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Laundered diesel fuel costing State 'up to €300million a year'

As many as 150 petrol stations around the country are selling illicit fuel, one TD has claimed.

# fuel-laundering - Friday 2 September, 2011

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe

Two other people remain in custody in connection with the significant seizure of laundered fuel yesterday.

# fuel-laundering - Thursday 1 September, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation

The cross-border operation involved coordinated searches in several counties today, culminating in the seizure of 140,000 litres of laundered fuel.

# fuel-laundering - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Authorities search Louth site in environmental probe

A team of environmental personnel entered a site near Dundalk today to search for evidence of illegal practices.

# fuel-laundering - Friday 3 June, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# fuel-laundering - Thursday 2 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan Co Monaghan This post contains images

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.