April 16, 2024

A former Donegal solicitor charged with stealing greater than €100,000 from purchasers’ financial institution accounts had has his case adjourned till June seventeenth subsequent.

The case of Robert Sweeney was talked about at Letterkenny District Courtroom in Co Donegal the place he was charged with three completely different counts of stealing cash.

The 47-year-old, with an handle at Rosemount Terrace in Letterkenny, was not in courtroom.

His solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher, requested for the case to be adjourned stating that the e book of proof in opposition to Sweeney was not but prepared.

The accused is charged with stealing the cash from AIB financial institution accounts at Eyre Sq. in Galway in each 2012 and 2013.

Sweeney, a married man with grown-up youngsters, stopped practising as a solicitor in 2014 after he undertook to not search a practising certificates.

Sweeney is charged that on November eleventh, 2012 at AIB, Eyre Sq. in Galway, he did steal property to wit €25,000, cash being credited to an account within the identify of Robert Sweeney, the property of Yvonne Murphy.

He’s additionally charged that on October eleventh, 2013 at AIB Eyre Sq. in Galway, he did steal property to wit €43,000, cash being credited to an account within the identify of Robert Sweeney, the property of Manjit Gill.

The accused was additionally charged that on December third, 2013, at AIB, Eyre Sq. in Galway, he did steal property to wit €35,000, cash being credited to an account within the identify of Robert Sweeney, the property of Ciaran Byrne.

All costs are opposite to Part 4 of the Legal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001.

Former Donegal solicitor charged with stealing €100k from purchasers has case adjourned was final modified: March twenty fifth, 2024 by Workers Author