Irish Independent: Onymous Suspect Related to Footballer – Retracted

Story was retracted by source

The Irish Independent reports that one of the suspects arrested in the Irish contribution to Operation Onymous is related to Dublin Footballer Paul Mannion. Neil Mannion along with Richard O'Connor, who is not known to have a sibling of great athletic merit, are charged with possession of ecstasy with intent to sell or supply.

The police allege that when the premises were searched they found large quantities of ecstasy and LSD along with a computer logged into the Darknet. Both men were able to make bail, with the Judge granting Mannion's bail over strong objections from the prosecution as they still further allege that under the name Michael Byrne, Mannion might possibly be able to access to a Swiss bank account.

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