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Fast Eddie

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Eddie Maher used to spend every day guarding big bags of someone else's cash. He'd always dreamed about the big house and the sporty car, and working for Securicor wasn't getting him anywhere fast. But all that was to change. The siren song of temptation proved too much. So one day, "Fast" Eddie Maher decided it was his time to live the dream. He reached out his hand and grabbed opportunity. in the form of 1.2 million cash in the back of a security van. The cheekiest heist of all time had taken no longer than a minute. For a man on the run, America was the place to be. No one knew him and no one was looking for him, although that didn't stop him wearing a fake beard and oversized shades to hide his face. Eddie travelled all around the States living the outlaw life for 20 years. Colorado, Florida, Texas; he even married an air hostess in Las Vegas, the City of Sin. The USA was Eddie's playground. But fate is fickle and the easy living just wasn't meant to last. A quick Google search told Eddie's capricious daughter-in-law Jessica King all she needed to know about the strangely wealthy Mr. Maher. Give up a wanted fugitive and net a 100,000 reward? She didn't have to think twice. Eddie was jailed in March 2013 for 5 years, the forfeit for his outrageous roll of the dice. This is the true story of "Fast" Eddie Maher, the man who dared and almost won.

Item details

Author(s):
Bulstrode, Mark and Sherlock, Grant
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1782197478
ISBN-13:
9781782197478
Number of pages:
321
Publisher:
John Blake

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Eddie Maher used to spend every day guarding big bags of someone else's cash. He'd always dreamed about the big house and the sporty car, and working for Securicor wasn't getting him anywhere fast. But all that was to change. The siren song of temptation proved too much. So one day, "Fast" Eddie Maher decided it was his time to live the dream. He reached out his hand and grabbed opportunity. in the form of 1.2 million cash in the back of a security van. The cheekiest heist of all time had taken no longer than a minute. For a man on the run, America was the place to be. No one knew him and no one was looking for him, although that didn't stop him wearing a fake beard and oversized shades to hide his face. Eddie travelled all around the States living the outlaw life for 20 years. Colorado, Florida, Texas; he even married an air hostess in Las Vegas, the City of Sin. The USA was Eddie's playground. But fate is fickle and the easy living just wasn't meant to last. A quick Google search told Eddie's capricious daughter-in-law Jessica King all she needed to know about the strangely wealthy Mr. Maher. Give up a wanted fugitive and net a 100,000 reward? She didn't have to think twice. Eddie was jailed in March 2013 for 5 years, the forfeit for his outrageous roll of the dice. This is the true story of "Fast" Eddie Maher, the man who dared and almost won.

Author(s):
Bulstrode, Mark and Sherlock, Grant
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1782197478
ISBN-13:
9781782197478
Number of pages:
321
Publisher:
John Blake

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