Chopper turns his attention to the vicious Melbourne underworld war that began in the late 1990s and would kill more than 30 gangsters before the police finally took back control of the streets. Chopper's experience and insider information makes him the best person to tell the shocking story. The deaths caused a power vaccum within Melbourne's criminal community as various factions fought for control and influence. But years before police set up a taskforce to tackle the murder wave, poacher-turned-gamekeeper Chopper warned that the war was about to explode. And he predicted who would die. He was right.
Mark Brandon Read now lives in Tasmania, far out of reach of the hundreds of criminals who want to put a bullet in his skull. His life story was the subject of the hit cult movie Chopper.