Farm Ireland

Monday 19 March 2018

Machinery scam busted

Patsy McArdle

A judge praised gardai last week for the detection of a multi-million euro cross-channel machinery scam which, it was claimed, extended across the Border to Britain and France.

A two-year jail sentence was imposed on Noel McPhillips of Closcaw, Newbliss, Co Monaghan at Carrickmacross Circuit Criminal Court after he pleaded guilty to charges of knowingly possessing a stolen quarry block-buster and John Deere tractor.


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