Matt Price tries to get answers to some of the questions he may have had to answer, if he’d taken violent revenge against the drug dealer who attacked his partner.
Go for Gold!
Ian "Lucky" Tucker has a huge reputation and featured on Donal MacIntyre's Underworld. I met him at Dave Courtney's house and the two of them talk about the 7 years that they spent working together.
To call them debt collectors is perhaps too narrow. Their day to day lives meant a wide range of jobs from dealing with a male stripper to retrieving Freddie Foreman's Ferrari.
Paul Bethell - The crack march
Paul Bethell was sentenced to 15 years for aggravated burglary on a joint enterprise charge.
He is still on licence which means that he could be re-called and go back to jail, but he is determined to stay out of trouble.
Paul talks about his crack addiction and recovery. He also talks about how he has changed and learned empathy towards victims of crime.
Stop the barge I wanna get off!
During the first lockdown, Dave Courtney got a phone call from a friend asking if he could help her retrieve her barge that was stolen and dumped in Peterborough. She had ten days to get the barge or it would be destroyed. The friend is a porn star and dominatrix and the barge is of huge sentimental value. It was to be her place of work and her dream to own it.
On the one hand and to the rest of the world, this is a story of Dave Courtney celebrity gangster sticking two fingers up to the authorities and going on a two week boating holiday when other people were locking themselves away. The truth is slightly different...
Frank Portinari - Loyalist Paramilitary gun runner
Frank Portinari was a football hooligan, a member of the National Front, he is the ex-commander of London UDA – Ulster Defence Association and he went to jail for supplying guns.
Frank's has written one book that has two different titles
The other title is "Left right Loyalist : From one extreme to another
Frank is currently writing his second book...
Lee Ryan The "lotto lag" AKA the spritual billionaire. (part 2)
Part two with Lee Ryan and it's brilliant again!
Lee talks about the threats to his family after his huge lotto win and how the criminals in leicester reacted to his winning. We talk about the value of money, Lee tells me about losing all his money and choosing to be homeless for 5 years.
Lee Ryan The "lotto lag" AKA the spritual billionaire. (part 1)
Lee Ryan was a car thief from Leicester who stole cars for various people, including arms dealers in overseas countries. He also stole vehicles for various crime-related work. We talk about the logistics of stealing cars and how that's changed from the nineties when he was at the height of his criminal career. He was dubbed by the press as the “lotto lag.”When he was in prison, he prayed and asked God to make him a multi-millionaire. He won 6.5 million quid on the lottery and as his cellmate predicted, things did not end well...
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