Sunday 25 February 2018

Is there no end to the arrogance of bankers?

Your headline (Irish Independent, May 14) shows another classic example of brass neck in Irish banks. Sums of up to €300,000 for people responsible for bankrupting the country is simply not on.

The arrogance in banking in Ireland can be traced back to the tribunals, where billions were discovered in offshore accounts.

At that time, many called for the jailing of the people in these banks who organised and executed these schemes but were told by the Fianna Fail-led government, "we can't jail banks". Had these characters been jailed back then, those guilty now would walk out the door without a whisper for fear of the same treatment.

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