Revenue discover two separate oil laundering plants in Co Louth

On Friday (5/10/2018), following a joint operation involving Louth County Council and An Garda Siochana targeting suspected illegal dumping, under Waste Management Acts, Revenue was alerted to a possible illicit oil operation. 

As a result, Revenue Officers searched a commercial premises at Millpark,
Knockbridge, under warrant, and discovered and dismantled two separate oil
laundering operations.

Approximately 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 on-going.

Most people pay the right amount of tax and duty. If you know someone is evading tax or involved in smuggling, report it. Contact Revenue's Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

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