New land fine - £315,000

Property tycoon Fiorenzo Sauro was fined £300,000 on 15 October for felling a wood covered by a tree preservation order, including a 90-foot tall giant redwood believed to be 176 years old.

Sector: Property

Total payout: £315,000

Type: Prosecution

Date: October 2019

Location: Wales

Offender: Fiorenzo Sauro

Description of offence: Contravening a tree preservation order under S210 (1)(A) and (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Follow-up: ENDS Report story

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