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Anglo jury continue deliberations on charges against Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan today

Yesterday, former CEO and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick was found not guilty on all charges.

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Pat Whelan.
Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Pat Whelan.
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SEAN FITZPATRICK THE former CEO and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank was yesterday found not guilty on all ten charges he faced on providing unlawful financial assistance to bank customers to buy shares in the bank in 2008.


However, the jury in the Anglo trial will be back in the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this morning to continue their deliberations in relation to the charges that still stand against the former MD of lending in Ireland for Anglo, Patrick Whelan and the former chief risk officer and finance director, William McAteer.

Both McAteer and Whelan face 16 charges each of providing unlawful financial assistance to the Maple Ten and members of the Quinn family to buy shares in the bank in 2008.

So far, the jury has been deliberating for 13 hours and 29 minutes.

All three men deny the charges.

Note: Comments on this article are closed for legal reasons as the trial is still ongoing. 

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