Sean Fitzpatrick arrested, faces 12 new charges

Sean Fitzpatrick arrested, faces 12 new charges

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick is to be charged with 12 further breaches of company law.

Mr Fitzpatrick, who is already accused of unlawfully helping to back a group of investors to buy shares in the financial institution in 2008, was arrested this morning.

Gardaí attached to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement detained the 64-year-old. He was taken to the Bridewell garda station, where he was charged.

The former Anglo chairman will appear before Dublin District Court to face a further 12 charges later this morning.

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