Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost an appeal of his seven year sentence for inducing others to advance millions of euro to him for investment in bogus property deals. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost an appeal of his seven year sentence for inducing others to advance millions of euro to him for investment(...)

Breifne O’Brien: counsel said his client’s attempts at restitution should have been taken into account. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has moved to appeal his prison sentence for inducing others to advance millions of euro to him for investment in bo(...)

The Commercial Court has heard a receiver appointed over  assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed  €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more than $400,000 from the sale of his interest in a US company. File photograph: Collins Courts

A receiver appointed over certain assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed some €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more th(...)

Breifne O’Brien. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has been granted an extension of time to appeal his prison sentence for inducing people to advance millions of euro(...)

Breifne O’Brien. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has been granted an extension of time to appeal his prison sentence for inducing people to advance millions of euro(...)

Breifne O’Brien leaves the Four Courts to be returned to Mountjoy prison  after losing his defence against the IBRC proceedings. Photograph: Collins/Courts

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured summary judgment for €16.2 million against jailed businessman Breifne O’Brien. The application for ju(...)

Breifne O Brien’s counsel concentrated on assuring the court that O’Brien was co-operating with the recovery of assets. Photograph: Collins Courts

The party was over for Breifne O’Brien a long time before yesterday’s handing down of a seven-year jail sentence for theft and deception. It h(...)

 Breifne O’Brien: The businessman (53) made a habit of deceiving friends, friends-of-friends and associates for many years, right up until “the house fell down” in 2008.

He denied ever saying that “it was easy to pull suckers in when the economy was booming”. But whether he found it easy or not, deceive people was p(...)

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has been senteced to 7 years in jail in connection with a multi-million euro theft and deception.

Fraudster businessman Breifne O’Brien has been jailed for seven years for running a Ponzi scheme which cost his victims millions.He convinced family b(...)

Businessman Breifne O’Brien is to be sentenced on charges of multi-million euro theft and deception. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Breifne O’Brien will be sentenced on October 8th in connection with a multi-million euro theft and deception. He pleaded guilty to (...)