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Sinn Fein slow to slam racketeers in south Armagh

MARTIN McGuinness and Sinn Fein routinely castigate the DUP over its inactivity and silence over alleged UVF and Orange Order activity in Belfast.

Yet he omits to say what action his party is taking over the industrial-scale racketeering in Sinn Fein's heartland of south Armagh.

This criminal enterprise is costing taxpayers in both jurisdictions close on half-a-billion euro a year. Gardai have named the godfather behind this annual £360m-plus fuel laundering, cigarette smuggling, money laundering, illegal animal slaughtering and dumping of toxic waste in rural Northern Ireland. This man is IRA (retired) and is currently awaiting trial for defrauding the Irish Revenue.

He is also a friend of Gerry Adams, who is on record as saying: "He is a decent man, staunch republican, supporter of Sinn Fein and the peace process."

Well, Martin, "Let him who is without sin cast the first stone" is something you should consider before your next rant.

PUZZLED Lisburn, Co Antrim

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