Firms owned by Belgian tax evader offload millions in Irish property

Didier De Witte has secured planning to build almost 400 units on the lands

Didier De Witte, a Belgian businessman, was previously sentenced to a year in prison for tax evasion

Businesses owned by a Dominican Republic-based millionaire have offloaded millions of euro worth of Irish property.

The divestment has come after Didier De Witte, a Belgian businessman convicted in 2019 for evading more than €1 million in tax, secured planning permission to build 202 houses and 182 apartments on the lands.

New financial filings for two Irish firms connected to De Witte show both entities have offloaded property valued at more than €6.2 million in ...