A SOLICITOR was granted bail when he appeared before Limerick District court charged with deception.
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 â€œdishonestly and by deceptionâ€ inducing a named woman to â€œhand over a bank draft for â‚¬7,500 with the intention of making gain for himself or anotherâ€.
The offence is alleged to have taken place at the Henry Street offices of McMahon Oâ€™Brien Downes solicitors â€œon or aboutâ€ November 27, 2002.
Limerick District Court was told the matter is to proceed in indictment and Brian McInerney BL, representing Denis McMahon, said the matter would be â€œvigorously and fully contested and defendedâ€.
Denis McMahon was remanded on bail until November 23 next.