Warning of fraudulently acquired solar modules on auction in UK
At atomic six alembic endless of PV modules claimed to accept been fraudulently acquired accept entered the UK from assorted European warehouses, PV Tech has learned.
One bore supplier, believed to accept been a victim of the fraud, asked PV Tech to highlight to solar distributors and installers that UK authorities accept been abreast of the declared theft, such as the badge and HM Revenue and Customs.
Emails credible by UK sister website, Solar Power Portal UK (SPP) affirm that badge are acquainted of the credible problem.
The PV modules were claimed to accept been anchored from European warehouses by apocryphal coffer alteration documents.
The containers were said to accept been accustomed into the country at a barn in Essex and bound best up by trucks with Spanish allotment plates.
The supplier, who requested anonymity, aswell asked PV Tech to acquaint abeyant purchasers to be awful alert of getting offered knocked-down prices and/or banknote alone deals at the present time.
Companies that are apprehensive of any abeyant action of modules should acquaintance the authorities.
PV Tech will accommodate address added data as they become available.