Young thugs ready to take on key roles in mob


Today we carousal four such men who are making waves in the Kinahan crime gang, ignoring its ongoing troubles with the Garda, the Hutches and a brewing internal war.

CLAYTON McMAHON is the cartel foot soldier who gardai have faith has become a trusted agent for the mob in the south inner city.

McMahon (24) is currently for a two-and-a-half-year sentence for a spate of driving offences, as well as spitting on a garda. He is suspected of being a cog in a highly-developed racketeer network.

Known for his love of the good life, he once had a €15,000 observation seized. McMahon, of Clogher Road, Crumlin, has dozens of convictions for wrongdoings, including assault and criminal damage.

According to sources, one of the cartel’s most unmistakable operators in the south inner city is JAMIE GRIFFIN (22), who was released from reform school last June.

He is suspected of a feudrelated knife attack on Gary Hutch’s fellow-countryman, Derek ‘Del Boy’ Hutch, in Mountjoy Prison in 2015.

It is believed that Griffin, along with his older fellow Leon (26), was offered a €10,000 bounty by the cartel to carry out the venomous attack on the convicted armed robber.

Griffin was jailed for two years in Stride 2014 for a violent attack in Ladbrokes in Killinarden, Tallaght.

GARETH CHUBB has been heavily active in feuding in Crumlin and Drimnagh since he was a teenager and is regarded as a “loose cannon” by gardai.

Chubb (29) is allowed to act as muscle for the Kinahan mob and was a close pal of Regency Hotel attack victim David Byrne.

In July, he was jailed for six months for chattels of a loaded gun that he pulled out in an Amsterdam cafe.

Chubb was quizzed abide year as part of the Garda crackdown on the Kinahan mob’s operations in Ireland. He is a key Garda quarry who believes he is on a hitlist with the Hutch faction.

THE DRIVER for gangland compute Greg Lynch is also an upand- coming criminal targeted by gardai floor the past year.

Businesses and other property linked to him were plundered by officers investigating drug trafficking.

Detectives, who seized €40,000 in scratch at his property in one of the raids, consider him a key player.

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