Scotland’s Wildest Bank Robber: Guns, Bombs and Mayhem in Glasgow’s Gangland [Audiobook]
English | ASIN: B08YDKB1TC | 2021 | 10 hours and 57 minutes |
As a young man in Glasgow’s underworld, Ian "Blink" MacDonald earned a reputation for fighting and stabbing his enemies. After refusing to work for Arthur "The Godfather" Thompson, he attempted to steal £6 million in a high-risk armed bank robbery. While serving 16 years, Blink met the torture-gang boss Eddie Richardson, the serial killer Archie Hall, notorious lifer Charles Bronson and members of the Krays.
After his release, his drug-fuelled violent lifestyle created conflict with the police and rival gangsters. Rearrested several times, he was the target of a gruesome assassination attempt.During filming for Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men, a bomb was discovered under Blink’s car and the terrified camera crew members fled from Scotland. In Scotland’s Wildest Bank Robber, Blink provides an eye-opening account of how he survived gangland warfare, prisons, stabbings and bombs.
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