Internet leaks ‘Whistleblower’ account linked to Hutch gang active again on Twitter after ‘Monk’ appeal failure
‘Whistleblower’ has been a constant source of angst to Daniel Kinahan and his mob and it is understood that the head of the Kinahan mafia has done everything to try to find out who is behind it
A social media account linked to the Hutch Organised Crime Group has been relaunched in the same week that Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch’s failed appeal against extradition to Ireland was confirmed.
The ‘Whistleblower’ which was first set up in 2018 has been a constant source of angst to Daniel Kinahan and his mob and it is understood that the head of the Kinahan mafia has done everything to try to find out who is behind it.
The twitter account has in the past targeted MTK boxers and even tagged Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the Dubai Police in claims about money laundering, murder and drug and weapons dealing.
The account has named associates of Kinahan as hitmen and detailed their ‘roles’ in a number of unsolved murders. Many of the claims are allegations that are also suspected by Gardai investigating crimes while others are unsubstantiated and based on no evidence whatsoever.
The Whistleblower gained thousands of followers from within the ranks of the Garda Siochana, the media and from the general public but went off the radar around six months ago before the European Arrest Warrant was issued for The Monk.
The EAW was issued last March but details about it were leaked on the internet before it was made public. In the meantime The Monk went into hiding despite a well organised sting operation being planned by the Guardia Civil after he flew into mainland Spain from his base in Lanzarote.
Hutch was eventually arrested in a restaurant in Fuengirola in August as he sat with a female companion. It is understood he had been staying at a safe house on the Costa Del Sol while officers hunted for him.
The Godfather of the Hutch organisation fought extradition to Ireland on a number of grounds but this week Spanish authorities publicised the findings of the courts which dismissed a lot of his arguments against being sent home.
While judges said he could return to Spain to complete his sentence if he is convicted in Ireland they did not accept arguments that the Special Criminal Court was unconstitutional or that he couldn’t be sent home because of threats to his life.