Heroin smuggling family jailed

Three members of a notorious criminal family have been jailed for a total of 32 years over a failed plot to smuggle more than £6 million of heroin from Turkey.

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Mother and sons jailed over drug deals

A mother and her two sons have been jailed for 32 and a half years for their family drug dealing organisation.

Brothers Jason and Ian Fitzgibbon, and their mother, Christine, were caught after authorities seized 126lb (57kg) of heroin in Turkey and followed the trail back to Liverpool.

  • Christine Fitzgibbon was jailed for two years for money laundering
  • Jason Fitzgibbon was jailed for 16 years for conspiring to import heroin and money laundering
  • Ian Fitzgibbon was jailed for 14 years and six months for conspiring to supply heroin and ecstasy and money laundering

All pleaded guilty to the charges at earlier court hearings.

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