“It is understood there were no immediate arrests..”

The RTÉ report has more detail, as does the iol report, but the BBC report makes for more interesting reading.

Solicitors and accountancy businesses in the Republic of Ireland were targeted in the operation. It was focused on one individual, according to John Whiting from HM Revenue and Customs. “He has been highly active in a very sophisticated fuel fraud, which has been costing the UK Exchequer many millions in terms of duty and VAT each year,” he said.

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