There is an escalating trend concerning the theft of waste cooking oil from the hospitality and catering industry across the UK. Organised crime groups are thought to be behind this activity.
The Environment Agency is working with the Police and other partners in building a picture of this crime type. Please let Crimestoppers know if you have any information about this activity including (1) where theft has occurred, (2) vehicles suspected of being involved, (3) information about where stolen cooking oil is going to.
If you see or suspect a crime in progress, please call the Police on 101, or 999 in an emergency. If you have any non-urgent information please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.