Crime World

Crime World, with Nicola Tallant, is an Irish podcast about criminals, drugs and the sins of the underworld. Discussing the real stories, and the real people, behind the grisly headlines. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 23 hours 32 minutes


Episode 496: The life and crimes of former football star Anthony Stokes

Former Republic of Ireland footballer Anthony Stokes is doing porridge in a Scottish jail after handing himself up to police after failing to appear in court to be sentenced for abusing his ex-partner by text.

Stokes father John owned the Players Lounge Pub when an attempt was made on the life of Real IRA boss Alan Ryan there...



Episode 495: The murder of Hutch associate Jason 'Buda' Molyneaux

Murdered Hutch associate Jason ‘Buda’ Molyneaux died from gunshot wounds as his mother Liz begged him to be strong.

Harrowing evidence was heard at a Coroners Court hearing of the last moments of his life while an investigation into his murder is ongoing.

Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about the murder of ‘Buda’ and the complex double crosses and gangland games of lies and treachery that led to his death.

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Episode 494: The life and crimes of Christy Keane's sister Sandra Hehir

The sister of gang boss Christy Keane has admitted to money laundering after a court heard that €124,000 in cash was found in her home.

Sandra Hehir will face sentencing but says she is now predominately estranged from her siblings and works as a hairdresser.

Nicola speaks with with Niall Donald about a sophisticated crime outfit which emerged from the warring gangs of Limerick and the risks of storing cash in the attic.


Episode 493: €30 million worth of meth seized in Cork linked to Irish wing of Sinaloa cartel

An extraordinary drug seizure of more than €30 million in meth at Cork port has resulted in a number of searches around premises in Kerry, Cork and Waterford and a focus on the Irish links with the notorious Sinaloa Cartel.

Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about Mexico’s biggest drug mob and its Irish connections.

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Episode 492: Fentanyl - What is it and will the drug reach Irish shores?

A Taliban ban on poppy cultivation in Afghanistan along with ambitious Mexican Cartels now based in Europe mean experts are forecasting a perfect storm.

Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about the next deadly threat from a potent factory-produced drug which has become the biggest killer of young users in the US.

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Episode 491: Hunting the money launderers - The business of crime

A network of seemingly legitimate businessmen are under investigation by the Gardai in a massive crackdown on the laundering of dirty money.

This week a businessman, Wesley Williams, was jailed for his part in a laundering scam involving euro 1.4 million in cash.

The married father of four was also recently named in CAB proceedings against Marcus Sweeney’s Evergreen Wealth Management Property Holdings...



Episode 490: John Mangan and his involvement in the unsolved murder of Martin 'Marlo' Hyland

A gangster named in court as being involved in the murder of gang boss Martin ‘Marlo’ Hyland and innocent plumber Anthony Campbell is set for release from prison more than a decade after being jailed.

So who is John Mangan? And how was he linked to the 2006 murder of 20-year-old Campbell, a totally innocent young man caught up in a deadly underworld takeover?

Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about Mangan and the murder that shocked Ireland but which remains unsolved...



Episode 489: CAB targets Natalie and Edward Chiper's Co Louth mansion

A stunning mansion in the County Louth countryside called The White House has been identified by the Criminal Assets Bureau in a Proceeds of Crime case against a Moldovan couple.

Natalie and Edward Chiper were arrested in 2019 after almost €1 million worth of drugs were found on the premises.

But despite spending time in custody the charges against them were dropped...



Episode 488: Mexico to Kerry - Inside the Irish wing of the Sinaloa Cartel

Secret files relating to the operations of a County Kerry wing of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel show how they shipped 6 tonnes of cocaine into Europe over the course of one year.

Headed by former Kilorglan schoolboy Morris O’Shea Salazar, whose Mexican mother has family ties to Joachim El Chapo Guzman’s sons, the Sinaloa cell was uncovered by both the DEA and later during the Encrochat hack...



Episode 487: Freddie Scappaticci and the Kenova report

Northern Ireland’s much anticipated Kenova Report is set to be released next month after confirmation that no prosecutions are to be pursued.

The report centres around the activities of the notorious Freddie Scapattici, the British Army’s top agent in the north during the troubles...