William O'Grady
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William O'Grady: Illegal dump owner made millions of pounds

A businessman who ran one of the biggest illegal waste dumps ever seen in north Wales made millions of pounds from his crimes, a judge has ruled.

William O'Grady, of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, must pay £213,500 within six months or face two years in prison.

A judge in the financial hearing at Mold Crown court ruled his crimes generated more than £8m, although only a fraction was recoverable.

It was claimed O'Grady made more than £44m from his criminal lifestyle.

Roger Pinney reports.

Dumping 'made businessman millions'

  • 18 Mar 2013