Property company Harlequin has settled its libel action against accountancy firm Wilkins Kennedy, its former employee Jeremy Newman and the firm’s current partner Martin McDonald.
The two accountants were at the heart of a previous fraud case in Ireland in which Harlequin won more than US$2m in damages from a former contractor.
But in this separate case, the action arose from a website which alleged that the business operated by Harlequin was a fraudulent ‘Ponzi’ scheme.
The company issued a joint statement with McDonald and Newman today, which said...
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