Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm walks free from Central Criminal Court in Dublin, Ireland Tuesday March 15, 2016, after he and relatives lodged 150,000 euros for his bail on 33 fraud charges. Drumm was extradited from Boston to Dublin on Monday after spending seven years in the United States seeking to gain U.S. bankruptcy protection and avoid facing 33 Irish fraud charges connected to Anglo’s 2009 nationalization and collapse. Court officials expect his trial to begin in mid-2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Ireland To Prosecute Top Banker Who Destroyed Their Economy — Guess Where He Was Hiding

Drumm faces 33 charges in Ireland, which echoes Iceland’s unprecedented move to hold its bankers criminally.

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