A lawyer for billionaire Irish businessman JP McManus has claimed that he may be unpopular with Revenue because he is wealthy, well-known and paid no tax for 15 years.
He won the money from a businessman, Alec E Gores, an American investor who made his fortune through leveraged buyouts, and who is worth a reported $2 billion, during a backgammon match.
Gores withheld the $5.2m on the money paid to Mr McManus on the basis that the...
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