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Haulage boss arrested over dying of 39 migrants in lorry container is jailed for double life as drug baron

Haulage boss arrested over death of 39 migrants in lorry container is jailed for double life as drug baron


A HAULAGE boss who led a double life as a drug baron was jailed for practically 15 years yesterday.

Thomas Maher, 40, conspired to move £1.5million of cocaine and launder £1million in money.

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Haulage boss Thomas Maher has been jailed for practically 15 years for main a double life as a drug baron[/caption]

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 below 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 glossy, black Mercedes GLS price £150,000, a BMW and a £70,000 imported Corvette.

He additionally had a watch assortment price £600,000 and splashed out on holidays, spending £70,000 on breaks in round three years.

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Maher lived in a modest three-bed home however on his driveway owned a Vary Rover, Land Rover, Mercedes GLS, BMW and a Corvette[/caption]


The dad-of-three would fly to Dubai, Mexico and New York – enterprise class or firstclass.

He employed a non-public helicopter in New York and in Dubai purchased a chunk of £20,000 artwork constituted of bullets.

He admit­ted conspiracy and was jailed for 14 years and eight months.

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Maher had a watch assortment price £600,000[/caption]

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The Irishman purchased a chunk of £20,000 artwork constituted of bullets whereas in Dubai[/caption]

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