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New Zealand|Crime

Like father, like son: Gambler who stole $1.4m from dead relative blames his underworld father

Kurt Bayer

NZ Herald reporter based in Christchurch

A gambler jailed for stealing $1.4 million from a dead relative has claimed he was fulfilling a lifelong fantasy by following his father into the murky world of organised crime.

Edward "Eddie" James Quirke, 41,