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Diss businessman Pete Gillings cleared of scrap metal charge

Diss, Norfolk. Pete Gillings who has been cleared of buying scrap metal for cash ANL-140309-123136001

Diss, Norfolk. Pete Gillings who has been cleared of buying scrap metal for cash ANL-140309-123136001

Diss businessman Pete Gillings has been found not guilty of buying scrap for cash earlier this year.

Mr Gillings, of Mission Road, who operates two businesses in the town, told the Diss Express of his relief this week.

He was accused of paying Trevor Raven £15 in cash for scrap in May.

But he was found not guilty at Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

The law introduced last year under the Scrap Metal Dealers’ Act 2013 states that all transactions in which metal is traded have to be via non-transferable cheque or electronic transfer.

For the full story, see tomorrow’s Diss Express.

 

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