Here’s a sentence that has never been uttered in Ireland.
Wearing ankle shackles and handcuffed behind his back, former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm shuffled into a US court.
In Ireland, Drumm would have arrived at court in a limo after receiving a polite invitation from an apologetic policeman.
In Ireland, if Drumm was, by some miracle, found guilty it’s likely he would hear the same words from a judge as his criminal friends, McAteer and Whelan, heard when they were found guilty:
It would be “incredibly unjust” to impose a custodial sentence.
Indeed, Drumm, as he sits manacled in a US jail must be reflecting about the enormous mistake he made in fleeing a corrupt state where he would surely have been ‘looked after’ to a country where law enforcement is real and police and judges operate independently of the political system.
2 thoughts on “Drumm: Rueing the day he fled Ireland’s corrupt shores”
Well done on a great piece of reporting. I hope you realize that you hit the nail on the head. When Ireland was brought to its knees firstly by 1 : The Bankers 2 : No Regulation by Cen. Bank 3 : The Untouchables 4 : ALL Politicians (including Opposition)
Irish People should start to see this if we are to stop the corruption and the mistakes.
Please keep up the work on the Bankers.
Thanks Larry 🙂
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