Revenue probes Russian money trail as Ireland considers visa restrictions
● Government considers visa restrictions, but diplomatic expulsions unlikely ● President Higgins to congratulate Putin on win despite ongoing controversies
The Revenue Commissioners are investigating a number of Irish accountancy and financial firms who have set up companies on the behalf of Russian oligarchs and other business figures, as political and economic tensions escalate between Ireland and Russia.
The Revenue’s probe into the incorporation of companies by Irish accountants on the behalf of Russian clients has been ongoing for some months. It has raised questions about the origins and beneficial ownership of vast sums of...
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