Thursday February 27, 2020

Appleby seeks longer questioning for white-collar suspects

Paul Appleby, who retires today as director of corporate enforcement, has called for the garda detention period for suspects of white collar crime to be extended.

28th August, 2012
Paul Appleby who retires as director of corporate enforcement

Paul Appleby, who retires today as director of corporate enforcement, has called for the garda detention period for suspects of white collar crime to be extended.

Mr Appleby said the current 24-hour period was "a very challenging timeframe" given the extent of questioning such suspects face.

Mr Appleby, who is retiring after 10 years in the job, told RTE Radio that legislative change to extend the detention period would be helpful in the fight against...

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