Saturday August 15, 2020

The week in business

A look behind the stories with Róisín Burke

10th April, 2016
Artist’s impression of Evgeny Buryakov, centre, in court in the US AP

It was intriguing to see High Court proceedings opened against a banker accused of being a spy in a high-profile US case. Why here? Well, the Irish connection relates to his wife, I’m told.

Evgeny Buryakov is being tried in US federal court, accused of posing as a trader while being part of an espionage network in New York, and has pleaded guilty to a criminal conspiracy charge.

The 41-year-old Russian lived quietly...

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