Category: Guinness & Mahon

McDowell backs Ansbacher judge over tax scandal

FORMER Tanaiste Michael McDowell has described as “nonsense” suggestions that Ansbacher inquiry judge Declan Costello was compromised by holding an account with the bank involved in the tax evasion scandal. Mr Costello’s family issued a statement defending the now deceased judge after it was alleged he was conflicted in overseeing… – Continue reading

PAC to quiz Revenue as more Ansbacher claims emerge

PUBLIC Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman John McGuinness has confirmed that the Revenue Commissioners will this week be quizzed over the explosive Ansbacher dossier. Representatives from the tax authority will be questioned by TDs over an investigation carried out into allegations of widespread tax evasion by a number of former senior… – Continue reading