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By Simon Illingworth

"Criminals started killing one another at the streets in wide sunlight and police have been being ferried into court docket charged with allegations of involvement in organised crime. regardless of my reservations, I knew I needed to do whatever. I easily resigned myself to the truth that i used to be a lifeless guy walking."

As Melbourne's gangland conflict accumulated momentum through the overdue Nineties, one other conflict used to be being fought in the police strength via one courageous cop. younger detective sergeant Simon Illingworth had joined the strength to serve the general public and make a distinction. yet quickly he came upon the cost of status up opposed to police corruption used to be isolation and demise threats. staring at Melbourne's hardest killers operating along his personal filthy colleagues made him in poor health to the guts.

A spate of occasions ultimately despatched him to the purpose of no go back. He was once brutally bashed - now not by means of crooks yet different policemen from an entrenched corrupt brotherhood. A witness getting ready to provide courtroom proof opposed to police was once then stumbled on lifeless in an execution-style homicide. And an underworld crim with entry to Simon Illingworth's deal with used to be stuck in ownership of 8 weapons, evening imaginative and prescient goggles and a silencer.

Fearing for his existence, in may perhaps 2004 this courageous copper give up his activity and went public in regards to the obstacle dealing with the police strength, in an episode of ABC Television's Australian tale that stopped the nation.

Filthy Rat is a brutally sincere and action-packed account of the struggle opposed to Melbourne's gangland crooks and the corrupt law enforcement officials who have been of their wallet. Simon Illingworth's choice to talk out might switch the face of the Australian justice approach eternally.

"I am thirty-eight years outdated and too younger to be writing an autobiography. yet whenever i glance within the replicate i'm reminded of the seventeen-year warfare i have waged with the real rats of our society - the corrupt law enforcement officials and the underworld gangsters."

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