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Alleged million-dollar Harford caper involving used cooking oil reflects wider crime issue
Alleged million-dollar Harford caper involving used cooking oil reflects wider crime issue

The owner of a Harford County business, who is accused of participating in what local law enforcement characterize as a million-dollar scheme to steal used cooking oil, says he is trying to run a legitimate business processing used cooking oil brought to him by multiple people. "I'm not a person trying to make millions; I'm just trying to survive," Richard Figueroa, owner of Joppa-based Green Partners LLC, said Monday afternoon while standing outside a garage where Harford County Sheriff's Office officials say used cooking oil bound for a Baltimore-based recycling firm was instead diverted into tanks at Green Partners to be resold in the growing biodiesel market....

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