EastEnders followers are raging because it appears Walford’s resident ratbag Ian Beale has managed to get away with fraud.
Viewers noticed how the failed businessman – who’s performed by actor Adam Woodyatt – was seen sneaking onto Sharon Watts’ laptop computer to switch £20,000 from the newly arrange account of the Lucy Beale Basis.
EastEnders’ Ian Beale tried to menace Max Branning in tonight’s episode
However some followers assume the slippery character goes to get killed for considered one of his most audacious crimes but.
He stole the funds to repay gangster Max Branning who threatened to kill him if he uncovered his and Linda Carter’s steamy kiss, and likewise instructed him to pay up the cash that Ian owed him.
Early within the episode, Ian’s son Bobby prepares to host the Lucy Beale Basis award evening and Ian instantly performs supportive dad by suggesting that Linda win the award.
Linda and the remainder of the gang on the Previous Vic are very shocked on the announcement.
Max was totally unimpressed at being blackmailed by Beale
Many predicted Ian’s gangster-esque strikes would see him killed
Max appears very displeased as he begins to understand Ian should be as much as one thing.
He then goes to confront Ian behind the pub, asking: “Have you ever obtained a demise want, or what?
“Give me one good motive why I should not kill you proper now.”
Then Ian drops the bombshell that if Linda cashes the cheque, Max will “go down for fraud, in addition to homicide”.
He admitted his newest instalment to Max got here from Lucy’s charity, and that it appears like Max defrauded Bobby to “repay his mistress”.
Ian then blackmails Max to drop his debt and threats towards him, in any other case he’ll flip him into the police.
“I could also be a snake, however I survive, I at all times do, I am Ian Beale and that is what I do,” Ian says with a skeezy smile.
Followers couldn’t consider that slippery Ian would possibly get away with one other enormous crime once more – with many predicting hassle.
One Twitter person wrote: “There’s a number of enemies to Ian Beale being amassed right here. Are we constructing as much as a ‘Who Shot Beale’ fashion plot?”
One other wrote bluntly: “Ian is gonna die quickly.”
And a 3rd stated: “Who will go all the way in which and silence Ian for good? I am unable to wait.”