Episode 257: How mob boss Barry Young was busted by 16,000 WhatsApp messages
Nicola Tallant chats with Niall Donald about the most-prolific crime boss in the north-east
MOB boss Barry Young has pleaded guilty to directing a criminal organisation - a charge which can carry up to life imprisonment.
A massive 16,000 text messages taken from WhatsApp were among key evidence against him, which will be heard during sentencing.
But while the 37-year-old Sligo gangster is undoubtedly facing a jail term, is he really just a shrewd businessman who knows that doing porridge is part of the game?
Nicola Tallantchats with Niall Donald about the most-prolific crime boss in the north-east who has carefully built an extensive drug operation on a mixture of cunning and good fortune, but whose luck has finally run out.
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