Beaten Drumm faces perilous future

Extradition moves are under way against the former Anglo chief following last week’s damning judgment in Boston, but he may also face charges in the US

10th January, 2015

On the top floor of the modern citadel that is Dublin’s Criminal Courts of Justice, the trial of three former executives of Anglo Irish Bank over an illegal €430 million loans-for-shares scam was ambling towards its conclusion. During another long day of seemingly endless testimony in the middle of April 2014, the lawyers were getting frustrated.

The picture was still incomplete as a single absent figure was increasingly invoked – a rendition of “Hamlet...

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