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The head of Northern Ireland contractor PJ Conway was last week handed a suspended jail sentence for topping up workers' wages so they could pay less tax and claim state benefits.Patrick Conway, of Magherafelt, Co Londonderry, received an 18-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, and was fined £25,000.He also handed the court a cheque for almost £250,000 for corporation tax on undeclared profits.His defence lawyer said Conway had been forced to pay protection money ...

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