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Freddie's debt squad

NewsBy Nicola Tallant
Freddie's debt squad

The Kinahan Cartel has unleashed a new wave of terror in Ireland’s underworld in a desperate bid to raise enough cash to wage war.

Criminals, led by paranoid cocaine thug ‘Fat’ Freddie Thompson, are chasing former associates to pay up small drug debts and are striking terror across the capital.

Thompson and his cousin Liam Roe have been setting their attack dogs loose across the city, calling in debts they claim are owed to them from small-time crooks in their own network.

Gardaí believe they even attempted to have a former associate shot dead a fortnight ago over a €5,000 debt which they insisted he owed them, in what has become a second front in the cartel’s gangland war with the Hutch mob.

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