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#Fuel Laundering

# fuel-laundering - This year 2022

14,000 litres of marked mineral fuel seized in operation targeting fuel laundering in Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

14,000 litres of marked mineral fuel seized in operation targeting fuel laundering in Louth

Mar 15th 2022, 7:18 PM 26,851 Views 15 Comments

Revenue officers also seized two oil tankers and a van which acted as a “mobile oil laundry” and contained oil laundering apparatus.

# fuel-laundering - All time

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring
# Running On Empty
# Running On Empty

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,542 Views 47 Comments

There has been a significant decrease in the number of fuel laundries operational on the island of Ireland.

County by county: Here's where all the fuel laundering plants were uncovered over the past five years
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

County by county: Here's where all the fuel laundering plants were uncovered over the past five years

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:04 AM 31,520 Views 65 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says he’s satisfied significant progress has been made in tackling the problem.

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?

May 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 52,483 Views 47 Comments

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

This fire at a Waterford industrial estate took almost 24 hours to put out
# Burning Bales
# Burning Bales

This fire at a Waterford industrial estate took almost 24 hours to put out

Jun 10th 2014, 11:30 AM 9,367 Views 3 Comments

One of the buildings in Portlaw was full of hay bales which burned through the night.

Green diesel incentives should be scrapped to combat fuel laundering
# Environment
# Environment

Green diesel incentives should be scrapped to combat fuel laundering

Apr 25th 2014, 8:08 AM 8,364 Views 28 Comments

A new NESC report also found that environmental policy is at times “guesswork without adequate data” from informed sources.

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel

Apr 16th 2014, 1:07 PM 8,737 Views 16 Comments

The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.

Two men in court over Macetown oil laundering find
# Courts
# Courts

Two men in court over Macetown oil laundering find

Dec 11th 2013, 7:38 AM 4,564 Views 5 Comments

The young men, aged 19 and 20 years old, will appear before Navan District Court this morning.

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford
# Portlaw
# Portlaw

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford

Nov 18th 2013, 6:31 PM 15,256 Views 41 Comments

The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro
# Waste
# Waste

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:52 PM 6,595 Views 14 Comments

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen

Mar 13th 2013, 1:22 PM 11,362 Views 7 Comments

A massive operation examining the activities of a criminal gang got underway today.

Operation against fuel laundering launched
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Operation against fuel laundering launched

Mar 13th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,780 Views 19 Comments

Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

Feb 25th 2013, 2:23 PM 9,280 Views 21 Comments

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

Oil laundering plant uncovered in Louth
# Fuel
# Fuel

Oil laundering plant uncovered in Louth

Oct 24th 2012, 7:52 AM 4,132 Views 22 Comments

The plant in Dundalk had the capacity to launder some 18 million litres of fuel a year with a potential loss of €9 milllion to the exchequer.

New reporting restrictions 'could close 300 rural petrol stations'
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

New reporting restrictions 'could close 300 rural petrol stations'

Oct 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,578 Views 0 Comments

The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association says new licence structures will cost them time and money.

Suspect fuel laundering plant uncovered in Armagh
# Black Market
# Black Market

Suspect fuel laundering plant uncovered in Armagh

Oct 10th 2012, 7:12 PM 4,495 Views 19 Comments

No arrests were carried out by the PSNI.

Black market and retail crime 'costing Ireland €861m a year'
# Black Market
# Black Market

Black market and retail crime 'costing Ireland €861m a year'

Aug 20th 2012, 8:50 AM 6,169 Views 59 Comments

Retail Ireland says one-eighth of all diesel sold in Ireland is illegal, while one in six people have made illegal downloads.

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Feb 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 1,276 Views 8 Comments

Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids
# Revenue
# Revenue

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids

Nov 4th 2011, 7:52 AM 1,388 Views 9 Comments

Armed gardaí took part in the raids on ten filling stations in Dublin, Galway and Louth.

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering
# Laundered Fuel
# Laundered Fuel

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Oct 24th 2011, 10:23 AM 648 Views 7 Comments

Retail Ireland says illegal fuel laundering to remove the dye from agricultural diesel is costing the state €150m in lost tax revenues annually.

Laundered diesel fuel costing State 'up to €300million a year'
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Laundered diesel fuel costing State 'up to €300million a year'

Sep 28th 2011, 8:47 PM 637 Views 16 Comments

As many as 150 petrol stations around the country are selling illicit fuel, one TD has claimed.

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe

Sep 2nd 2011, 2:07 PM 441 Views 1 Comment

Two other people remain in custody in connection with the significant seizure of laundered fuel yesterday.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Sep 1st 2011, 7:36 PM 1,185 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation
# Arrests
# Arrests

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation

Sep 1st 2011, 6:20 PM 620 Views 5 Comments

The cross-border operation involved coordinated searches in several counties today, culminating in the seizure of 140,000 litres of laundered fuel.

Authorities search Louth site in environmental probe
# Sludge
# Sludge

Authorities search Louth site in environmental probe

Aug 31st 2011, 3:43 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

A team of environmental personnel entered a site near Dundalk today to search for evidence of illegal practices.

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight
# Hijack
# Hijack

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:09 PM 1,640 Views 6 Comments

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:44 PM 910 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Jun 2nd 2011, 1:53 PM 1,887 Views 0 Comments

Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.