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Nicola Tallant chats with Sunday World's Eamon Dillon about the recent successes of the Criminal Assets Bureau

Nicola Tallant chats with Sunday World's Eamon Dillon about the recent successes of the Criminal Assets Bureau

Nicola Tallant chats with Sunday World's Eamon Dillon about the recent successes of the Criminal Assets Bureau

CARTEL killer Freddie Thompson organised the murder of 'easy target' David ‘Daithi’ Douglas to bulk up the mob’s body count in Dublin and impress his bloodthirsty boss Daniel Kinahan.

But it was 'Fat' Freddie's desperation to be accepted at the top table that finally cost him a life sentence behind bars and brought a dramatic end to his violent career.

But how did a small-time criminal from Dublin's inner-city become one of Ireland's most-feared mobsters?

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