Ex FG Town Councillor Sentenced To Six Years

Ex Fine Gael town councillor Fred Forsey Jr has been sentenced to six years in prison, with two years suspended, for corruptly accepting payments from a property developer.

He was found guilty of accepting €80,000 in bribes from developers, in six counts of corruption.

Each offence carried a six year sentence, however these will run concurrently.

The former politician still insisted the money was a loan and when asked the jury verdict he replied: "No, with the greatest respect to the court."


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