James English, The Anything Goes Show Ep79.
The story of the taxman.
Brian Cockerill was once one of the most feared men in the UK.
He spent years working as a gangland tax-man and had over 1000 violent street fights in a career that lasted almost 30 years.
Brian was a 24 stone man mountain that wouldn’t let anything or anyone get in his way.
Brian has claimed to have lost over 20 friends to murder and has been charged with countless crimes from murder and also charged with attempt murder on 2 police officers.
But a life of operating in the criminal underworld took its toll on Brian, and he ended up turning to hard drugs like crack cocaine in order to self medicate, leaving him battling with sever depression.
The link to Brian’s book https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tax-Man-Bria...
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