FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, file photo former chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick leaves Dublin Criminal Court, Ireland. FitzPatrick is charged along with

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, file photo former chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick leaves Dublin Criminal Court, Ireland. FitzPatrick is charged along with two other former Anglo Irish Bank members with trying to inflate the share price. The judge overseeing the 10-week-old trial issued surprise acquittal instructions to jurors Wednesday, April 9, 2014, after prosecutors finished their case against Sean FitzPatrick, Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer. Their defense starts this week. The judge dropped six charges against Anglo’s former chairman FitzPatrick and seven charges against former lending director Whelan. The three men still face 42 charges of secretly lending more than 500 million euros ($700 million) to top clients for them to buy Anglo’s sagging shares in 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

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Wed, Apr 9, 2014 7:39 PM EDT