Case of Limerick solicitor charged with deception is adjourned

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

THE case of a Limerick solicitor who is charged with deception has been further adjourned to allow for the completion of a book of evidence in the case.

THE case of a Limerick solicitor who is charged with deception has been further adjourned to allow for the completion of a book of evidence in the case.

Denis McMahon, 57, who has an address at Pembroke Road, Dublin 4 is charged under the provisions of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act, 2001.

According to court papers, he is accused of “dishonestly and by deception” inducing a named woman to “hand over a bank draft for €7,500 with the intention of making gain for himself or another”.

The offence is alleged to have taken place at the offices of McMahon O’Brien Downes solicitors at Henry Street, Limerick “on or about” November 27, 2002.

The case is due to come before Limerick Court again on January 25, next.