Three charged with stealing €80,000 from EU-funded company

Charges follow investigation by gardaí and Revenue Commissioners

The charges include issuing or producing forged documents to the Revenue Commissioners. Photograph: Joe St Leger.

The charges include issuing or producing forged documents to the Revenue Commissioners. Photograph: Joe St Leger.

 

Three company directors have been charged with stealing over €80,000 from a Cork local development company and producing forged documents in relation to over €160,000.

Martin Cremin (46), his wife, Susan Cremin (40), and Simon Atkins (38), are each charged with 19 offences following an investigation by gardaí and the Revenue Commissioners.

Mr Cremin and Ms Cremin of Derry, Banteer, Co Cork and Mr Atkins of Clara Road, Millstreet, Co Cork were charged with the offences at Mallow District Court yesterday.

Funding

All three also face a further nine charges of forging invoices, cheques and receipts for sums of €49,776, €61,183 and €62,200 in relation to an English company.

Allegations

The three are also accused of a further charge of producing a false bank statement and eight other charges of issuing or producing forged documents to the Revenue Commissioners.

Judge Brian Sheridan remanded all three accused to appear again at Mallow District Court on October 7th.