Leader of Irish Boys fails in appeal against jail term

Stephen Keating, who was convicted last year of duping 160 people out of $2.1 million in Australia, has lost an appeal to reduce his eight-year sentence

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
3rd October, 2021
Leader of Irish Boys fails in appeal against jail term
Stephen Keating, an Irishman who also goes by the name of Stiofán Céitinn, was convicted last year of running a fraudulent call centre to sell software that the gang claimed could help people make money from sports arbitrage betting

One of the leaders of the Irish Boys crime gang, which raked in millions of dollars through a Wolf of Wall Street-style boiler-room scam on Australia’s Gold Coast, has failed in his appeal against the severity of his sentence.

Stephen Keating, an Irishman who also goes by the name of Stiofán Céitinn, was convicted last year of running a fraudulent call centre to sell software that the gang claimed could help people make...

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