Brexit flotilla’s star trawler was involved in £63m fishing fraud

Last edited 15 June 2016 at 9:21am

Millionaire fish quota baron behind Thames protest’s lead vessel

15 June, 2016

The flagship of a pro-Brexit flotilla currently sailing up the Thames was caught up in the UK’s largest ever fraud involving illegal catches of fish and is now partly owned by one of the richest fishing barons in the country, Greenpeace can reveal.

The Christina S, a 72-metre-long pelagic trawler, is one of two large vessels meant to be the showstoppers in a river protest organised by Scottish skippers heading towards Westminster this morning to call for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.  

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