Omagh victims’ families hunting bombers’ Irish assets

The hunt for money and assets owned by the four men found liable for the August 1998 Omagh bombing is intensifying, as relatives of the dead pursue a three-pronged legal strategy against them.

15th August, 2015
Legal advisers may quiz not only members of the gang and their wives, in court this year about whether their assets can be seized.

The move could lead to bankruptcy proceedings being taken against the men – who include the leader of the Real IRA – if they don’t come up with €2.2 million.

The move will see legal advisers to the families of the Omagh dead quiz not only members of the gang, but also their wives, in court this year about whether they have assets that can be seized in the Republic.

The families are...

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