Mad Frankie Fraser was born on 13 December 1923 in Lambeth, London. He is former British criminal and gang member.
Biography and Career
Mad Frankie Fraser was born on 13 December 1923 in Lambeth, London and he is former British criminal and gang member and he has spent more than half of his life in prison for numerous violent offences. He was a deserter during World War II, on several occasions escaping from his barracks.
It was during the war that Fraser first became involved in serious crime, with the blackout and rationing, combined with the lack of professional policemen due to conscription, providing ample opportunities for criminal activities.
In 1950s his main occupation was as bodyguard to well known gangster Billy Hill. He took part in more bank robberies and spe
nt more time in prison.
He first met Charlie and Eddie Richardson, members of the notorious Richardson gang and rivals to the Kray twins. According to him, it was they who helped him avoid arrest for the Great Train Robbery by bribing a policeman.
Together they set up the Atlantic Machines fruit machines enterprise, which acted as a front for the criminal activities of the gang. He was charged with the murder of Richard Hart while other members including Jimmy Moody were charged with affray.
The witness changed his testimony and the charges were eventually dropped, though he still received a five year sentence for affray.
Fraser is also a big Arsenal fan, and his grandson Tommy Fraser is a professional footballer, currently captain of League Two side Port Vale. His other grandson, James Fraser, has just signed a short-term contract with the Bristol Rovers.
Birth Name: Frank Davidson Fraser
Birth: 13 December 1923
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