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More Big News From Rio As Pat Hickey Is Formally Charged

More Big News From Rio As Pat Hickey Is Formally Charged

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon have both been formally charged following the Rio Games ticketing scandal.

The charge sheet contains includes supplying tickets for the purposes of touting, false advertising, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion.

The Irish Times reporter Tom Hennigan says that the local prosecutor Marcus Kac signed the indictment after reviewing the police investigation.

Also charged is Marcus Evans, the Ipswich Town owner and the chairman of the THG sports hospitality group. The three directors of Lucan based firm Pro10 have also been charged.

A judge will review the charges filed by Mr. Kac. He/she will make the decision on whether to proceed with the prosecution or throw the charges out.

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Hickey is due to be questioned by police later today.

Read more: Confirmed: Irish Olympians Flew Economy As Pat Hickey Lived It Up In First Class

 

 

Conor Neville
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