Ex-chief of Anglo Irish Bank extradited after 7 years in US

March 14, 2016 3:11 PM

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DUBLIN – The former chief executive of the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank has been extradited back to Ireland after seven years in the United States during which he fought unsuccessfully to claim bankruptcy protection and evade Irish fraud charges.

A Dublin judge granted bail to David Drumm hours after his arrest Monday at Dublin Airport. Prosecutors, police and fraud investigators had argued that he should be denied bail.

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