Thursday October 22, 2020

Controversial subprime lender set to sue taxman

Ron Weisz lodges High Court proceedings against Revenue

15th May, 2016
Ron Weisz now runs an equestrian centre in Co Leitrim

Ron Weisz, who ran a boom-era high interest home loan operation that was criticised in the Dáil, has lodged High Court proceedings against the Revenue Commissioners in relation to a dispute over a development project.

Weisz, along with his wife Fiona, ran the Wise Mortgage Company, which gave subprime mortgage loans to riskier customers who were unable to borrow elsewhere during the boom.

The US-born businessman attracted controversy since he was able to...

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