The Ansbacher dossier: The reason why white collars don’t get felt here

The Ansbacher dossier: The reason why white collars don’t get felt here
Elaine Byrne

The Garda Inspectorate report and the Ansbacher dossier lay bare an underlying institutional and cultural failing when it comes to white-collar crime in this country, writes Elaine Byrne.

Does the state take white-collar crime or economic crime seriously? Absolutely not, according to Gerry Ryan, the civil servant who was asked by Mary Harney in 1998 to investigate tax evasion schemes.

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