Customs save Exchequer €1.75m in closure of diesel operation

Customs save Exchequer €1.75m in closure of diesel operation

Investigations are continuing after custom officers discovered and closed a diesel-laundering operation in Dublin last night.

The operation was located in an industrial estate in Blanchardstown.

Revenue sources said it was a major find, using 'cat litter' to filter the diesel.

It is estimated a loss of around €1.75m to the Exchequer was prevented by the intelligence sting operation.

No one was arrested but investigations are ongoing.


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