‘The Context’ with Sinead O’Sullivan: Part six – ‘Money Men’ by Dan McCrum
For five hours, I frantically flipped through the pages following Dan McCrum's wild goose chase across Europe and Asia investigating Wirecard. I finished the book a lot more pessimistic about our world than I was when I started it.
€12.4m fraud allegation targets missing directors of collapsed transport business
The creditors of Boxer Logistics, including Revenue officials pursuing wage subsidy payments, are suspended to efforts by the company’s liquidators to track down its former owners through the courts after they left the country.
Jurassic Park – part 2: The weird and wonderful work of buying and selling dinosaurs
The underground and self-contained world of the supply and demand of dinosaurs is full of more interesting and unique characters than Alice in Wonderland. And it is notoriously secretive, as I discovered on my journey into dinosauronomics.
Au revoir Orpea? Part 1 – How a French scandal engulfed the largest owner of Irish nursing homes
Orpea had become a Paris stock market darling and a world leader in private care but it all came crashing down over the course of this year. A two-part investigation explores the impact on its recent drive into Ireland.
An alleged “Ponzi” scheme in Monkstown: The story of the gold trader, the death threats, and the missing millions
After a year investigating the collapse of Irish Gold and Silver Bullion, the liquidators realised they were not just winding up a company. Instead, they were untangling an alleged “Ponzi" scheme.
Money, power, and fame: The saga of the fake Irish lord, the French film star and the missing millions
French actor Dany Boon claims he was cheated out of millions of euro by Terry Birles, a purported Irish lord and maritime expert. The man he accuses of spearheading the swindle says: "We intend to challenge all those baseless accusations".