Fast Eddie admits £1.2m theft after years as a fugitive

Eddie Maher, who spent almost 20 years as a fugitive in the US, today admitted at Southwark Crown Court the 1993 theft of a security van containing £1.2 million.

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'Fast Eddie' jailed over theft

Eddie Maher - known as "Fast Eddie" - has been jailed for five years after admitting the 1993 theft of a security van containing £1.2 million. Maher spent almost 20 years on the run in the US before his disgruntled son told authorities.