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Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer arrested over alleged €8m Anglo fraud

The two were charged at the Courts of Criminal Justice this morning.

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TWO DIRECTORS OF the now defunct Anglo Irish Bank have been charged over an alleged €8 million fraud.

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer appeared before the Courts of Criminal Justice charged with one offence of ‘fraudulent trading’.

The two, who were arrested in Dublin city this morning, will appear again in court later this year.

It is understood the alleged fraud is to the value of €8 million, and occurred at the now defunct bank.

Whelan was the heading of lending at Anglo Irish Bank, while McAteer was director of finance.

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