Thursday, 2 June 2020

End of the road for corporate con-artist after three decades on the run

Corporate fraudster Robert Stapleton managed to avoid the authorities over three decades. Now its reported he has been found dead on the street in Brittany after suffering a heart attack. Read here. Over the years he had been reportedly visiting his Rathcoole home in County Dublin, despite being the subject of an extradition order and a European Arrest Warrant. Those who met Stapleton described him as a very smart but a very manipulative character. Originally from Kilkenny, he executed a multi-million pound fraud by making up fake export deals for his company Ultraleisure and claiming financial support under a government scheme in the UK. Despite being on the run he also managed to get grant aid in Ireland for a software company as well. Read previous posts.


Beauty and Health Editor said...

Seems to be a lot of crooks around.....You just can't escape them, can you?

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