Christy Kinahan Snr: ‘Aviation Broker’ Life & Secret Social Media Accounts Revealed


“Dapper Don” Christy Kinahan Snr moonlighted as an aviation broker and managed social media accounts supporting pro-Russian propaganda and anti-vax theories while washing millions of euros in dirty money via a business network in the United Arab Emirates.

Far from being retired from organized crime, “Senior” mentored his sons Daniel and Christopher Jnr while remaining steadfast CEO of the family drug, gun and murder business.

Kinahan uses the name “Christopher Vincent” to control a network of companies and create new business in the United Arab Emirates, where he describes himself as a “senior consultant” involved in aviation.

The Sunday World can now uncover a series of blogs, Twitter posts and a LinkedIn profile he uses – all of which were taken down and deleted in the days following his sanction.

Among his many enemies are the “mainstream media”, “big pharma” and US President Joe Biden, while TD Clare Daly, actor Russell Brand and Russian dictator Vladimir Putin are presented as shining lights.

In a February Twitter post to @CVBizbroker, the ‘Dapper Don’ wrote: “I have to say #VladimirPutin makes an absolutely compelling and cohesive argument. That hasn’t changed, it would be that some of our leaders would show themselves to be erudite and well educated in #statecraft #russia #ukraine #nato.

As a tsunami of business shocks hit Kinahan, his sons and their money launderers after being hit by US sanctions, ‘Senior’ began to remove all traces of his businesses in the UAE, believing they had were missed by law enforcement.


Christophe Vincent’s LinkedIn account

Christophe Vincent’s LinkedIn account

But instead, officers around the world watched in amusement as he attempted to “clean” his financial fingerprint and remove evidence from companies like Haizium Trading LLC and Seadream Middle East General Trading LLC and its partners. commercial.

According to law enforcement sources, while the Kinahan organization set up a complex web of businesses to move and launder money, it mistakenly used a phone number that connects them all. The number is also used by MTK.

Last night, Kinahan Snr was desperate to distance itself from its businesses, even putting its domain name,, up for sale. The company previously announced a joint venture with a Malawian company to operate an air ambulance service.

One by one the websites and accompanying social media platforms went down, but many remained online, including one linked to Christopher Vincent, who said: “Being in the game isn’t as important than staying ahead.”


Christy Kinahan's online services

Christy Kinahan’s online services

Christy Kinahan’s online services

For years, it seemed the Kinahan had stayed one step ahead of law enforcement. But this week, that fog lifted and it emerged that officers from the US, Europe, Ireland and the UK are the first to take down the Kinahan mafia.

Sanctions and detailed intelligence on the Kinahans have thrown the organization into utter chaos and sources say a series of crisis meetings have been scheduled for Oman, where a network of safe havens has been established amid fears the Emirates United Arabs hand them over to the authorities. .

Over the past five years since moving to Dubai and setting up businesses there, Christy Kinahan Snr and her sons believed they had beaten the system and could forge their way into legitimate business. .

While Daniel Kinahan brazenly used the sport of boxing to try to smear his reputation, his father was a little more low-key.

However, the secret world of the ‘Dapper Don’ can be revealed for the first time today by Sunday World, after we uncovered his network online and linked phone numbers and addresses to a series of his businesses.

Describing himself as a ‘senior consultant’ and going by the name Christopher Vincent, the veteran mob boss has openly operated in Dubai’s posh World Central district, claiming to be an aviation broker.

He has also offered to help clients in a variety of areas, including banking and financial services, healthcare, retail, consumer goods and insurance, sports, property management and renewable energy.

The cartel leader is a prolific user of the professional social media site, LinkedIn, where he posts primarily about geopolitics – and is a fan of Russell Brand and MEP Clare Daly.

He regularly posts conspiracy theories about Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, as well as anti-vax, fringe theories about the Ukrainian war and media “misinformation.”

He writes: “I am not claiming that they are right or wrong. I am saying that we have been too quick to accept propaganda aimed at Russia rather than inspect the facts. No one, it seems, has the right to look at the truth.”


Christy Kinahan Snr pictured in January 2018.

Christy Kinahan Snr pictured in January 2018.

Christy Kinahan Snr pictured in January 2018.

Christy Snr is also a fan of comedian Russell Brand, who has become a hugely popular “Contrarian” political commentator on YouTube during the pandemic.

Despite stepping away from the day-to-day running of the Kinahan Cartel’s drug trafficking operation, Christy Snr continued to run the Mafia’s financial operations.

He remains heavily involved in money laundering for the gang, investing their money in legitimate and bogus businesses across the Middle East. But on his LinkedIn page, the “Dapper Don” describes himself in formal “talking about business” – obviously not mentioning his criminal past.


Christy Kinahan Snr has kept a low profile for years

Christy Kinahan Snr has kept a low profile for years

Christy Kinahan Snr has kept a low profile for years

He says: “I am currently working between Spain and the Middle East to conduct feasibility studies, research and write reports. I love the concept of cryptocurrency, crowdfunding and alternative forms of funding.

This week, US officials said disrupting the Kinahan Cartel was an urgent priority for Joe Biden and the US government.

However, the Sunday World can reveal that even before the sanctions were imposed, Christy Kinahan Snr was not a fan of the US President.

He has also repeatedly published articles about Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, and the allegations made against him – a popular topic of discussion in right-wing media in the United States.

“The Hunter Biden laptop story is gaining momentum, with Joe Biden officially declaring the story ‘untrue’. We can’t say Biden2020 was elected on a lie, but it’s fair to say that Joe Biden was elected after lying.”

Earlier this month, the infamous mob boss also took to social media to launch a sweeping defense of Dublin MEP Clare Daly after she blasted the EU and NATO for their supply of arms to Ukraine.

“She said it all and I totally agree with her assessment.”

On Tuesday, the US Treasury Department officially sanctioned Christy Snr, whom they describe as playing a key role in the KOCG.


Christy Kinahan Snr during her own high profile arrests in Spain.

Christy Kinahan Snr during her own high profile arrests in Spain.

Christy Kinahan Snr during her own high profile arrests in Spain.

“Demonstrative of a long history of criminality, Christopher Sr. served prison sentences in Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium, including: six years for heroin trafficking, two and a half years for possession of cocaine and four years for money laundering.

“During this time, he was building a contact list that grew into what became known as KOCG. Christopher Sr.’s sons, Daniel Kinahan and Christopher Jr., now run his drug trafficking operations while Christopher Sr. oversees the ownership portions of the business.”

The Sunday World can reveal that among the many companies operated by Christy Snr is a consultancy called ‘Christopher Vincent Business Broker’.

Among his concerns are the closures in Vietnam which he says threaten coffee bean shipments, the free trade agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the fate of Russia under sanctions.

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