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Illegal fuel plant is shut down
Illegal fuel
Plants such as this are used for illegal fuel laundering
Police and Customs and Revenue officers have shut down a fuel laundering plant in County Tyrone.

They estimate the illegal operation in Sandyholes in Cookstown was worth more than 500,000 in lost revenue every year. One man has been arrested.

Customs and Revenue spokesperson Kieran Dougan said it was a significant find.

"Yet another illegal oil laundering plant has been closed down. Being in the west of the province, it shows that the practice is widespread," he said.




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