1. Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears  TheJournal.ie
  2. Court freezes €250k accounts of 'housing site protection gang' raised through 'extortion rackets'  Independent.ie
  3. Court hears firms, including council housing scheme, were being forced to pay protection money  BreakingNews.ie
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One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears

Bank accounts to the value of more than €250,000 controlled by criminal Derek ‘Dee Dee’ O’Driscoll and an associate have been frozen by the Criminal Assets Bureau after the High Court wBank accounts to the value of more than €250,000 controlled by criminal Derek ‘Dee Dee’ O’Driscoll and an associate have been frozen by the Criminal Assets Bureau after the High Court w

Court freezes €250k accounts of 'housing site protection gang' raised through 'extortion rackets' - Independent.ie

A known criminal and his associate are alleged to have extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council, by offering them protection from anti-social behaviour in return for thousands of euro per week.A known criminal and his associate are alleged to have extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council, by offering them protection from anti-social behaviour in return for thousands of euro per week.

Court hears firms, including council housing scheme, were being forced to pay protection money