Foreman's dramatic kidnap and arrest for Britain's biggest cash robbery made headlines around the world, yet this daring raid was just the peak of the safe-blowing, bank-robbing career that spanned decades.
His story is a fascinating, yet chilling account of life as a freelance enforcer for the Kray twins, and as London's most feared gangster. Bloodshed aside, Freddie's oftern humorous stories reveal a caring man who belives that violence is a last resort and who always treated people with respect.
Revealed in these pages are the amazing details of the heists, the double crossings, the shoot-outs and the betrayals that accompanied life as a career criminal when the streets were controlled by fear.
Exposed are the audacious plans behind the century's most famous crimes, the damning evidence of police corruption and the eye-opening events that gave Freddie the most revered reputation.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/01/2009
- Category: True crime
- ISBN: 9781844546893