Plant Theft - Star Finance

An alert has been sent from Marsh Plant Hire Limited in Havant, Hampshire, regarding a fraud perpetrated by Star Finance.

Star Finance are hiring machines from plant and tool hire companies and then selling / financing them on to third parties without the knowledge of the hire company. If you are approached by Star Finance you should avoid doing business with them at all costs. Their address is:

STAR FINANCE
Unit 18 Silver Business Park
Silver Business Park
Airfield Way
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 3TA

Set out below is a list of the machinery which Marsh Plant Hire Limited has reported to the Police as stolen, but as yet not been able to recover. These machines were stolen on or around the 23rd May 2016.

MACHINE TYPE - MINI EXCAVATOR
MAKE - KUBOTA
MODEL - KX71-3
SERIAL NUMBER - 78167
PLANT NUMBER - 3803
REGISTRATION NUMBER - HX12 BVN
AGE - 24/05/2012

MACHINE TYPE - MINI EXCAVATOR
MAKE - KUBOTA
MODEL - KX71-3
SERIAL NUMBER - 79290
PLANT NUMBER - 3882
REGISTRATION NUMBER - HX64 FTK
AGE - 10/09/2014

MACHINE TYPE - DUMPER
MAKE - TEREX
MODEL - TA3H
SERIAL NUMBER - 6PC7427 SLBDRDkOEF
PLANT NUMBER - 3923
REGISTRATION NUMBER - HT15 LUB
AGE - 21/05/2015

MACHINE TYPE - HYDRAULIC BREAKER
MAKE - CP
MODEL - RX3
SERIAL NUMBER - 58857
PLANT NUMBER - N/A
REGISTRATION NUMBER - N/A
AGE - 2016

MACHINE TYPE - HYDRAULIC BREAKER
MAKE - CP
MODEL - RX3
SERIAL NUMBER - 49458
PLANT NUMBER - N/A
REGISTRATION NUMBER - N/A
AGE - 2015

If any member wishes to discuss this issue then please contact us in the first instance on 44 (0)121 380 4600 or mail@hae.org.uk.

Originally reported by Construction Plant-hire Association.