Prison sentence marks end of huge WEEE export case

A man’s 16-month prison sentence marks the end of the most complex investigation ever undertaken by the Environment Agency. It is the first custodial sentence for illegal waste export

by Isabella Kaminski
Joseph Benson was sentenced for illegally exporting electronic waste to Africa (photograph: Environment Agency)
Joseph Benson was sentenced for illegally exporting electronic waste to Africa (photograph: Environment Agency)

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