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Ireland: thief and fraudster ‘driven by Christian values’

July 6, 2014

A FORMER solicitor, described as a “devout Christian”, stole €2.8m from client accounts in his family’s prestigious law firm and used the money to fund investment properties and buy stocks and shares.

Judge Mary Ellen Ring, who has deferred sentencing until later this month, due to a large number of character statements submitted in favour of Ruairi O Ceallaigh….

Detective Sergeant Paschal Walsh told Dublin’s Circuit Criminal Court that one theft involved €1,551,366 from a client who had left his estate to the Archdiocese of Dublin….

Det Sgt Walsh agreed that O Ceallaigh was “driven by Christian values” …

Maybe he should have let the pagan ones have a go.

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