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#Fuel Laundering

# fuel-laundering - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

14,000 litres of marked mineral fuel seized in operation targeting fuel laundering in Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

14,000 litres of marked mineral fuel seized in operation targeting fuel laundering in Louth

Mar 15th 2022, 7:18 PM 26,805 Views 16 Comments

Revenue officers also seized two oil tankers and a van which acted as a “mobile oil laundry” and contained oil laundering apparatus.

# fuel-laundering - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring
# Running On Empty
# Running On Empty

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

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,504 Views 47 Comments

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
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:04 AM 31,490 Views 65 Comments

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?
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

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

May 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 52,449 Views 47 Comments

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
# Burning Bales
# Burning Bales

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

Jun 10th 2014, 11:30 AM 9,334 Views 3 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Green diesel incentives should be scrapped to combat fuel laundering

Apr 25th 2014, 8:08 AM 8,360 Views 28 Comments

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
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

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

Apr 16th 2014, 1:07 PM 8,728 Views 16 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Two men in court over Macetown oil laundering find

Dec 11th 2013, 7:38 AM 4,553 Views 5 Comments

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
# Portlaw
# Portlaw

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

Nov 18th 2013, 6:31 PM 15,191 Views 41 Comments

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
# Waste
# Waste

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:52 PM 6,583 Views 14 Comments

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

Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen

Mar 13th 2013, 1:22 PM 11,355 Views 7 Comments

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

Operation against fuel laundering launched
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Operation against fuel laundering launched

Mar 13th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,775 Views 19 Comments

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
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

Feb 25th 2013, 2:23 PM 9,266 Views 21 Comments

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
# Fuel
# Fuel

Oil laundering plant uncovered in Louth

Oct 24th 2012, 7:52 AM 4,120 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

New reporting restrictions 'could close 300 rural petrol stations'

Oct 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,572 Views 0 Comments

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
# Black Market
# Black Market

Suspect fuel laundering plant uncovered in Armagh

Oct 10th 2012, 7:12 PM 4,486 Views 19 Comments

No arrests were carried out by the PSNI.

# fuel-laundering - Monday 20 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 20th 2012, 8:50 AM 6,155 Views 59 Comments

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
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Feb 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 1,271 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 4th 2011, 7:52 AM 1,382 Views 9 Comments

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
# Laundered Fuel
# Laundered Fuel

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Oct 24th 2011, 10:23 AM 638 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

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

Sep 28th 2011, 8:47 PM 631 Views 16 Comments

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
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe

Sep 2nd 2011, 2:07 PM 433 Views 1 Comment

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

# fuel-laundering - Thursday 1 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Sep 1st 2011, 7:36 PM 1,179 Views 4 Comments

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
# Arrests
# Arrests

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation

Sep 1st 2011, 6:20 PM 609 Views 4 Comments

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
# Sludge
# Sludge

Authorities search Louth site in environmental probe

Aug 31st 2011, 3:43 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

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

# fuel-laundering - Friday 3 June, 2011

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight
# Hijack
# Hijack

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:09 PM 1,626 Views 2 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:44 PM 903 Views 0 Comments

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
# Co Monaghan

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

Jun 2nd 2011, 1:53 PM 1,869 Views 0 Comments

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