February 28, 2012 5:00 AM

New charges compound ‘Fast Eddie’ Maher’s criminal case in U.S.

A grand jury in Springfield indicted one of Britain’s most-wanted fugitives Tuesday on federal firearms, document fraud and identity theft charges. The charges against Edward John Maher, whom English tabloids have dubbed “Fast Eddie,” replaced a single gun charge brought against him earlier this month following his arrest by police and FBI agents in Ozark, Mo.

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