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USA Today links to Barbados Free Press story about Harlequin’s Buccament Bay Resort

For the second time in the last few months a Barbados Free Press story is featured at USA Today’s website so we’re saying “hello” to a few hundred new visitors who wouldn’t normally drop by. The Harlequin lawsuit against Irish contractor Padcraig O’Halloran is gathering a whole lot of interest here at BFP and around the world and a good measure of that interest is fueled by allegations that Mr. O’Halloran stole money to keep a woman happy.

We have two articles posted about the case… Continue reading

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Buccament Bay intrigue: Harlequin’s star witness a fraud?

Harlequin Property CEO David Ames is alleging that Padcraig O’Halloran, Managing Director of the ICE Group, diverted “significant sums” of project funds to O’Halloran’s girlfriend.

According to the Irish news media, Harlequin’s star witness is Mr. O’Halloran’s former employee, “Trisha Young”… but a Miss “Trisha Devoni-Young”, a financial controller for Cable & Wireless, was once charged for theft and fraud.

Is this the “Trisha Young” that Harlequin is relying upon for evidence or is it another Trisha Young? Numerous anonymous emails to Barbados Free Press suggest that this is the same person. Are they correct? Continue reading

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Buccament Bay Resort: Harlequin alleges fraud, unsafe materials use against Padraig (Paudie) O’Halloran, ICE Group & Femme Fatale

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Merricks Beach Resort developer says O’Halloran stole funds to woo woman with jet set lifestyle!

It’s quite a story coming forth in Caribbean and Irish courts. Harlequin Property CEO David Ames is alleging that Padcraig O’Halloran, Managing Director of the ICE Group, diverted “significant sums” of project funds to O’Halloran’s girlfriend. Diamonds, chartered jets, a home at Sandy Lane, Barbados – apparently nothing was too good for Suzanne Floyd, or so say the court documents.

Sorry folks, but I love it when the Gulfstream crowd self-destructs via over-spending, over-indulging or that old standby, a femme fatale.

A former employee of Mr O’Halloran’s, Trisha Young, said in an affidavit the “key motive behind the siphoning off of funds was to continue to enable his beloved girlfriend Suzanne Floyd to live her lavish lifestyle”. Continue reading

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