February 5, 2013

Who Kidnapped the Irish Tycoon?

Tom Sykes, The Daily Beast

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The property magnate was found last week wandering the Irish countryside with THIEF carved in his forehead. A shocked nation is closely following the investigation -- but with not much sympathy, given developers' low standing in Ireland.

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