Wednesday, 6 June 2020
It was a long day in court today, by all accounts as the 181 charges against Carol Hawkins was read out in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. She is accused of taking cash worth €2.8 million form his bank accounts from 2004 to 2008. The trial will start hearing evidence tomorrow with 30 witnesses expected, including U2's bass-player Adam Clayton.
Dublin solicitor David O'Shea admitted in court today to pocketing €450,000 of his clients' money. He claimed that he had been threatened by fraudster Giovanni di Stefano during the six-year period when he was dipping into clients' cash. read RTE's report here. Here's more from the legal eagle Hall of Shame: Lawyer Roulette