NI waste firm fined for fuel laundering offences

A business in Northern Ireland, its director and the landowner have been prosecuted for storing tonnes of untaxed fuel waste

Chemicals can be used to remove diesel dye markers employed for tax identification purposes. Photograph: Antoni Halim/123RFA waste firm and its associates in County Armagh have been fined a total of £8,000 for fuel laundering waste offences.

Transco Waste Ltd was given the lion’s share of the sentence - £6,000 - while its manager Vivian Devlin and landowner Paul Devlin were fined £1,250 and £750 respectively on 9 June at Newry Crown Court. They were also ordered to pay a total of £310 in court costs.

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