Fred Forsey Junior, aged 42, from Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co Waterford, is pleading not guilty to the six counts. His trial before a jury of eight men and four women started at Waterford Circuit Court today and could last up to six weeks. The former Dungarvan town councillor and driving instructor is denying receiving corrupt payments of €60,000, €10,000 and €10,000 from a property developer in 2006. The developer cannot be named for legal reasons.
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