Hard Crimes and Dirty Tricks

published 1 week ago

Richard Atkinson was once a notorious criminal and long-time convict. As the leader of the Dirty Tricks Gang in Toronto, he was responsible for a series of bank robberies and other crimes, resulting in his spending half his life behind bars. He now tries to steer others away from the path he took. He talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his memoir, "The Life Crimes and Hard Times of Ricky Atkinson: Leader of the Dirty Tricks Gang."

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