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A previous fuel laundering operation that was dismantled. Revenue

Revenue discover two fuel laundering plants in Louth

Around 5,000 litres of illicit fuel was seized.

REVENUE OFFICERS ALONG with gardaí and Louth County Council dismantled two separate oil laundering operations on Friday. 

The authorities were alerted to a possible illicit oil operation and obtained a warrant to search a premises. 

They arrived at the scene at Millpark, Knockbridge, under warrant, and discovered and dismantled two separate oil laundering operations.

Around 5,000 litres of illicit fuel, a lorry, an adapted refrigerated trailer, a van containing barrels of diesel sludge, bleaching agent and various tanks and pumping equipment were seized. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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