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I would be very interested to read his story in his own words Curtis’ that isshould he ever write it. This acclaimed and best-selling biography uncovers his meteoric rise from street mugger to the richest and most successful British criminal who has ver been caught.
Kieran rated it liked it Jan 14, Paperbackpages. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: COCKY is a shocking insight into modern organised crime and a vivid account of the workings of the international drugs trade. It relates how the Liverpool mafia became the UK’s foremost drug importers; tells how Warren survived gang warfare and how he corrupted top-level police officers; unveils the inside story of the biggest and most successful British law enforcement operation ever undertaken; and cockyy the explosive contents of the covert wiretaps that brought his global empire crashing down.
There seems to have been underhanded dealings between the international police squads that resulted from the desperate need to capture him that has cast a shadow over the whole case.
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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. As an historical background to the issues and reasons behind the troubles in Toxteth it is much more interesting, but that is just a small part of the book.
It relates how the Liverpool mafia became the UK’s foremost drug importers; tells how Warren survived gang warfare and how he corrupted top-level police officers; unveils the inside story of the biggest and most successful British law enforcement operation ever undertaken; and reveals the explosive contents of the covert wiretaps that brought his global empire crashing down.
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Curtis Warren is an underworld legend, the Liverpool scally who took the methods of the street corner and elevated them to an art form. Danny rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
The History of the Mob. Emily rated it really liked it Rsie 12, I give it 3 stars out of 5. Couldn’t put this down. I did almost feel sorry for him by the end of the book, because of his treatment in the Dutch prison system which did surprise me, as I always strongly feel criminals get what they desereve!
Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Its a true saying, “dont believe everything you read” the book is cuttis of crap but give the author his due, he has a vivid imagination. Thoroughly revised and updated, COCKY is a shocking insight into organized crime and an important investigation into a contemporary international drug baron.
Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Books by Tony Barnes. What an incredable, and scary story.
Cocky: The Rise & Fall of Curtis Warren, Britain’s Biggest Drug Baron by Tony Barnes
He forged direct links with the cocaine cartels of Colombia, the heroin godfathers of Turkey, the cannabis growers of Morocco and the ecstasy labs of Holland and Eastern Europe. The Men In Black. As far as the reliability of the information contained in the book is concerned, it cannot be faulted.
Despite his criminality, Warren remains an enigmatic figure who’s life story and career would make a fascinating read. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.
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Aug 31, Rich Q rated it it was ok. Sometimes its not the law you have to worry about. Frightening to read what goes on in this world sometimes. It is clear that as a youth he had a strong desire to become successful and rise above the poverty and desperation that surrounded him in Toxteth, it just a shame that he did not use his ability and brains for something more productive.