Paul Kelly, former CEO of Console
Conor Feehan, in The Irish Independent, reports:
The former CEO of the Console suicide helpline, Paul Kelly, has died in tragic circumstances at his home in Clane, Co Kildare, Independent.ie can confirm.
Mr Kelly (62) was head of the charity shut down in 2016 after €464,000 credit card spending by him, his wife Patricia and son Tim was exposed.
…It is believed the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement got the go-ahead from the DPP in recent weeks to charge him with over ten breaches of company law and fraud during his time at the helm of Console.
…It is not known if Mr Kelly was aware he was to be charged with fraud offences at the time of his death.
Neither Patricia or Tim Kelly have been charged with any crime.
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