Salmon fraud exposed


A seafood salesman has admitted to fraudulently obtaining more than £200,000 by deliberately mislabeling Scottish salmon in order to export them to Eastern Europe.

Sea-Pac owner Alistair Thompson, from Aberdeenshire, admitted fraud at Aberdeen Sheriff Court after labelling the fish as coming from Shetland Products and Fraserburgh Freezing and Cold Storage – companies which had been approved for exporting to Russia, Lithuania and Estonia, reports BBC Scotland today.

Sea-Pac has since gone into liquidation, and the case – which is believed to be one of the most significant food crime incidents in..........................

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