Flynn denies multiple accusations…

It pays to be cautious at times like these. What is not in any doubt, is that the Northern Bank was robbed in December. Arrests and police questioning do not equal convictions! Indeed, businessman Phil Flynn is having to play a vigourous rearguard action to deny his involvement in any number of scams. Those eager for an early denoument should be patient!

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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