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Saturday 18 August 2018

23 years for greed . . but not in Ireland

THE sequel to Wall Street, the famous movie about greed and corruption in the 1980s financial markets, opens tonight in New York.

In it, Gordon Gekko emerges from prison, having served 23 years for fraud and insider training, a practice which caused massive hardship to ordinary workers, and which he defended with his now classic "greed is good".

Twenty Three Years In Jail... Are you listening, Seanie Fitz?

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