ID#122: Used cooking oil replaced with water

Claim amount: £12,000

Status: Case taken


We paid for 22 Metric Tons of used cooking oil from China. 30 percent in advance, and ballance upon Bill of lading.

When the container arrived the container/flexitank was full of water.

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