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Quinn's IBRC scheme "reeked of dishonesty" says judge

The family of bankrupt former billionaire Sean Quinn had operated a scheme that "reeked of dishonesty and sharp practice", Mr Justice Peter Kelly has said.

25th July, 2012
Sean Quinn.

The family of bankrupt former billionaire Sean Quinn had operated a scheme of mesmeric complexity to put assets beyond the reach of IBRC which "reeked of dishonesty and sharp practice", Mr Justice Peter Kelly has told the Commercial Court.

Mr Justice Kelly said he regrettably had to deal more and more often with fraud on a national and international level as well as “sharp practice, dishonesty and chicanery.” He said he had never seen conduct...

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