A HAULAGE boss who led a double life as a drug baron was jailed for almost 15 years yesterday.
Thomas Maher, 40, conspired to move £1.5million of cocaine and launder £1million in money.
Haulage boss Thomas Maher has been jailed for almost 15 years for main a double life as a drug baronCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Maher was arrested however by no means charged over the killing of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a lorry container
He used the encrypted cellphone community Encrochat at house in Warrington, Cheshire, in his position as logistics supervisor for main crime gangs, Liverpool crown courtroom heard.
The Irishman was arrested however by no means charged over the killing of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a lorry container.
Police then put him beneath surveillance for seven months till they arrested him a second time.
Maher lived in a modest three-bed home however on his driveway he owned a Vary Rover, a Land Rover, a modern, black Mercedes GLS value £150,000, a BMW and a £70,000 imported Corvette.
He additionally had a watch assortment value £600,000 and splashed out on holidays, spending £70,000 on breaks in round three years.
Maher lived in a modest three-bed home however on his driveway owned a Vary Rover, Land Rover, Mercedes GLS, BMW and a CorvetteCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The dad-of-three would fly to Dubai, Mexico and New York – enterprise class or first-class.
He employed a personal helicopter in New York and in Dubai purchased a bit of £20,000 artwork comprised of bullets.
He admitted conspiracy and was jailed for 14 years and eight months.
Maher had a watch assortment value £600,000Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The Irishman purchased a bit of £20,000 artwork comprised of bullets whereas in DubaiCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
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