Black fish four admit pocketing £6.5m in huge fraud
FOUR members of a well-known fishing family have admitted making illegal landings of herring and mackerel worth more than £6.5million.
The men were caught as part of a massive police investigation into black market fish in the north and north-east.
Operation Trawler has already led to a string of successful prosecutions and clawed back millions of pounds in fines and confiscation orders.
Yesterday, Andrew Tait, 50, William Tait, 50, Robert Tait, 45, and Peter Tait, 44 – all shareholders in the Fraserburgh-based Klondyke Fishing Co – appeared at the High Court in Edinburgh.
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