Wednesday 18 October 2017

Sean FitzPatrick case put back until next Monday

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Sean FitzPatrick
Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Sean FitzPatrick

Dearbhail McDonald Legal Editor

THE trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick on charges of failing to disclose loans from another bank will proceed next Monday.

Mr FitzPatrick (66) of Whitshed Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow is charged under Section 197 of the Companies Act 1990.

His trial had been due to commence this morning, but will now proceed on Monday April 20, 2015 at 10am in Court 7 at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

Mr FitzPatrick, who attended court this morning, was charged in the District Court with 12 counts of failing to disclose to auditors Ernst & Young the true value of loans worth at least €139 million given to him or people connected to him, by Irish Nationwide Building Society from 2002 to 2007 while he was an officer of Anglo Irish Bank.

A jury will be sworn in tomorrow morning.

Online Editors Comments Facility

INM has taken the decision to remove the commenting facility on its online platform to minimise the legal risk to our business that arises from Ireland's draconian libel awards system.

We continue to look forward to receiving comments through direct email contact or via social media, some of which may still be featured on the website

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News