A Tralee man charged with dishonestly inducing three people to give him €125,000 has been sent forward for trial.
53-year-old Austin McGinley of 1 Woodbrooke Lawn, Monavalley, Tralee appeared before Judge David Waters at Tralee District Court; he is facing five charges in total.
Austin McGinley is charged with two counts of dishonestly inducing Sile Barrett to provide him with a total of €35,000 in Tralee on May 28th 2012, with the intention of making a gain for himself or another/causing a loss to another.
He's charged on a date unknown between 20th September 2011 and 1st November 2011 of dishonestly inducing Theresa O'Dowd of providing €64,000 in Tralee and on September 20th 2011 in Alderwood Road, Tralee of inducing Ms O'Dowd to give him €16,000.
Mr McGinley is also charged on a date unknown between January 1st 2010 and December 1st 2010 of inducing Vincent Behan to provide €10,000 in Tralee.
At Tralee District Court earlier, the book of evidence was served on Mr McGinley.
Judge David Waters sent him forward for trial to the next sittings of Tralee Circuit Criminal Court; the next callover in that court for setting trial dates is on June 29th.
Solicitor for Mr McGinley, Patrick Horan, told the court he would be applying for legal aid for his client at the circuit court as a statement of means for Mr McGinley was not available for today's court sitting.
Austin McGinley was remanded on continuing bail.