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    THE LARGEST LIEN EVER SUBMITTED AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL IN THE UNITED STATES WAS FILED RECENTLY BY THE U.

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    THE LARGEST LIEN EVER SUBMITTED AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL IN THE UNITED STATES WAS FILED RECENTLY BY THE U.S. TREASURY. THE CLAIM WAS FOR 21 MILLION DOLLARS IN BACK TAXES AGAINST JOHN GALVIN, AT PRESENT LIVING IN IRELAND.

    GALVIN, NOW AGED 55, IS A FORMER AUSTRALIAN NEWSPAPERMAN WHO CREATED A FORTUNE AFTER THE WAR. HE BOUGHT AN IRON MINE IN MALAYA AND SHIPPED THE ORE TO JAPAN; TODAY HE IS BELIEVED TO OWN MORE THAN 150 MILLION DOLLARS.

    HE WENT TO THE UNITED STATES ELEVEN YEARS AGO, AND SPEND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS BUYING RANCH LAND IN CALIFORNIA. WITH HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN, HE LIVED IN THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA, BUT LAST JULY SUDDENLY UPROOTED HIS FAMILY AND LEFT FOR IRELAND.

    AFTER SETTLING NEAR DUBLIN, GALVIN BOUGHT LARGE STRETCHES OF LAND, INCLUDING A 300-ACRE STRETCH FOR HALF A MILLION DOLLARS. ON THIS HE IS SAID TO BE PLANNING TO CREATE A HORSE SHOW-JUMPING AREA WITH LUXURIOUS VILLAS. HE SPENT ANOTHER HALF MILLION ON A MANSION AND EXTENSIVE GROUNDS. AT THE PRESENT MOMENT HE IS LIVING AT A DUBLIN HOTEL, BUT AVOIDS CONTACT WITH THE PUBLIC -- AN ATTITUDE WHICH IS CREATING AN AURA OF MYSTERY AROUND HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABL364G5OCTTZ2ILBD11WX2CEO
    Media URN:
    VLVABL364G5OCTTZ2ILBD11WX2CEO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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