Tycoon in profile
Name: Robert Stapleton.
Age: 67 years old.
Originally from Kilkenny, but he also lived in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, and Rathcoole, Dublin,
Wanted in relation to ¤5.9m in fraudulent bank loans and accrued interest.
He also owes ¤16.75m to the liquidators of a company he used to run in the UK.
First fled to Spain, where he was joined by his wife Julia (64), who had received a suspended sentence for fraud.
Returned to Ireland in 1994, until the British police tracked him down in 2005.
He moved to France, where he lived as a fugitive.