Illegal scrap trade goes global

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is warning of a possible upsurge in illegal exports of scrap material as the Police increasingly crack down on the domestic trade in dubious material. The new Scrap Metal Dealers Bill has made it illegal to pay for scrap materials in cash, but criminals may increasingly export to countries where this is still permitted. Freight forwarders and other businesses are urged to report suspicious locations ... [+]

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