Slain criminal was linked with internal Garda probe

An organised crime gang leader who was killed last Friday night in a Dublin bar was linked to a major gardaí inquiry into the alleged bribery and blackmail of members of the force.

24th April, 2010

An organised crime gang leader who was killed last Friday night in a Dublin bar was linked to a major gardaí inquiry into the alleged bribery and blackmail of members of the force. Eamon Dunne, nicknamed ‘The Don’, was suspected of having benefited from inside information on the movement of covert Garda surveillance vehicles.

The internal gardaí inquiry was launched last October, after detectives observed that members of Dunne’s gang, based primarily...

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