Tough Nuts: Australia's Hardest Criminals

CRIME & INVESTIGATION – Thursday 24 June, 7.30pm

The latest offering from the channel that brought you the smash hit series, Crime Investigation Australia. Tough Nuts: Australia’s Hardest Criminals is the next exclusive series from FOXTEL’s, Crime & Investigation Network. Lift the lid on the most notorious men in Australian crime. What made them? What shaped them? What took them to the top and then tipped them over the edge? Featuring never seen before interviews, unprecedented access, expert analysis, psychological profiling and high quality reconstructions. The real stories of the complex and violent relationships between Australia’s most pre-eminent criminals from Christopher “Rent-a-kill” Flannery to Lenny “Mr Big” McPherson.

Behind every gangster and cold blooded killer dwells a fascinating mix of family and outsider, of friend and enemy, mate and monster. Hosted by crime-writer Tara Moss. The first episode looks at Christopher Flannery. He was a killer for hire and ran a criminal enterprise known as Rent-a-kill Incorporated. Feared by everyone in the Melbourne and Sydney crime scene, Flannery had an endless array of victims.

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