ANother World of Darkness - Alpha Network
“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” – Amy Bloom
Philip Baron, 61 (1956) : “EDL-affiliated Crime Boss.”
Mean & Nasty! Balding, sparse white hair on a shiny head.
|MIND 12 / [ 00 ]
|BODY 9 / [ 00 ]
|SOUL 7 / [ 00 ]
|WP 6 / [ 00 ]
|SPLAT/TYPE (Group) :
SPLAT Power Stat: ??/LEVEL
|OCCUPATION||Int 3||Str 1||Pre 1||Size 5||Defence 3
(Dex+Wit) Lowest of Dex/Wit)
|NATURE/DEMEANOR||Wit 3||Dex 3||Man 3||Initiative 6
|VIRTUE/ VICE||Res 3||Sta 1||Com 3||Speed 11
|L./H. Enc 8/11
To his friends, Philip Baron was the archetypal English gentleman.
He enjoyed a champagne lifestyle at his huge mansion backing on to an exclusive golf course and boasted of being a property developer.
But his clubhouse drinking companions had no idea that, behind the facade, the father of two was the mastermind of a £300million drugs gang.
For 15 years he helped flood the streets of Britain with cocaine and cannabis.
The 57-year-old former lorry driver from Manchester travelled the world meeting the heads of Colombian drug cartels to arrange massive shipments into the country via Spain.
His criminal empire spanned three continents and took in a complex network of couriers and money launderers who communicated in code.
Baron and his associates spent their huge profits on country mansions, foreign villas, luxury holidays and prestige cars.
Many owned racehorses and spent tens of thousands of pounds attending England and Chelsea matches abroad, always flying first class.
But the gang’s reign was ended by a four-year global operation co-ordinated by the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Yesterday, Baron was the final member to be brought to justice after pleading guilty at Liverpool Crown Court.
He had fought a legal battle against extradition from Ireland while his conspirators were jailed. Baron was recorded on a prison phone saying the game was up because the police had so much evidence that ‘the Pope could not get out of it’.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2299472/Phili
This Northern boy made big… Led one of the largest and most profitable crime syndicates in Britain until he was imprisoned, just in last few years for multiple life sentences. This syndicate was all under the umbrella of the Baron Bros Businesses and subsidiaries. His Russian-born son, Peter Baron has taken over now, though not without some controversy, power struggle and rumour of an inside snitch…