Elvin jailed for five years on deception charges

first_img Pinterest Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Pinterest NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Previous articleMoville – Greencastle Road reopens to trafficNext articleWaterside development would create almost 3,000 jobs News Highland WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH A 51-year-old man who defrauded seven people of a total of €177,000 they invested with him has been jailed for five years.After a five day trial last December, Thomas Elvin of Meencargagh, Ballybofey was convicted last year on 26 charges of acting as an investment business firm without authorization and deceiving clients of money.Last evening, his barrister, Desmond Murphy, told the court that he was a Christian man who wanted to make money so that he could do good works.Mr Murphy said there was no evidence he benefited personally from the misappropriation of monies.However, Judge John O’Hagan said this was an elaborate, sophisticated and deliberate deception of people. He said it was ironic that the company attracted the name Pear Shaped Resources because that is exactly what happened the venture.He sentenced Elvin to five years each on 12 charges and three years each on 14 charges, totalling 102 years, all the sentences to run concurrently. News Google+ Google+center_img WhatsApp Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny By News Highland – July 19, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Elvin jailed for five years on deception charges Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Renewed calls for Ambulance to be located in Buncrana

first_img Google+ Twitter By News Highland – May 8, 2012 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Twitter Facebookcenter_img Newsx Adverts PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Facebook Pinterest Renewed calls for Ambulance to be located in Buncrana There are renewed calls for the HSE to locate an ambulance in Buncrana.The calls followed a weekend incident in which a young man playing sport suffered a broken leg – it is claimed that it took over 40 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.A rapid response unit was based in Buncrana for a time, but has since been withdrawn.Councillor Joe Doherty is to raise the issue at this weeks meeting of Buncrana Town Council – he told the Shaun Doherty Show that a public protest may be required to pressure the HSE in to action:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/joe1pmambulance.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Previous articleGAA – Gweedore Win County Gaeltacht TitleNext articleGardai probe weekend burglaries in Letterkenny News Highland Pinterestlast_img read more