Download e-book for kindle: Acid Attack: A Journalist's War With Organised Crime by Russell Findlay

By Russell Findlay

ISBN-10: 1780274998

ISBN-13: 9781780274997

Russell Findlay spent a long time taking over the main risky males in Scotland's legal un-derworld. equipped crime clans equivalent to the Daniels, Lyons and McGoverns have been unmasked through Findlay and his colleagues on the Sunday Mail and Scottish Sun. additionally particular have been figures comparable to Paul Ferris, Frankie ‘Donuts' Donaldson, Barry Hughes, James ‘Jasper' McCann and Kevin ‘Gerbil' Carroll. days earlier than Christmas 2015, Findlay turned the objective of an extraordinary assault. Disguised as a postman, William ‘Basil' Burns got here to the journalist's domestic and hurled sulphuric acid in his face. yet Burns then misplaced keep watch over of his knife and was once overpowered by means of Findlay who passed him over to the police. Taking the botched hit as his start line, Findlay unravels the identification of these suspected of hiring Burns, even as giving a distinct perception into the felony panorama of contemporary Scotland and explaining how newshounds chance their defense to show risky and wicked crime bosses. at times it's not simply criminals they're up opposed to – police, legal professionals or even others in the media can conspire to make their paintings much more dangerous.

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