Leo Prinsloo, 48, was recorded on dashcam frantically fighting the two groups of criminals who assaulted his cash-in-transit truck in South Africa.
After getting death threats, was placed under protective guard after receiving death, a brave cash-in-transit driver who went viral for holding his cool when his armored truck was attacked in South Africa.
The video of the high-speed chase went viral online.
Leo Prinsloo, 48, a former police sniper and 12-year veteran of the elite South African Police Service Special Task Force, rose to international prominence after video of the botched heist was made public.
However, Deon Coetzee, managing director of Prinsloo’s employer Fortis Pro-Active Defence Solutions, told News24 that the former policeman had received death threats as a result of the media attention.
He said that the organization had given Prinsloo and his family a preventive security detail. Coetzee said on Wednesday.