Category Archives: Contract Murders

The Guy Who Chases Crooks: Inside The Victoria Police Purana Taskforce

March 11, 2016 It was 20 years ago when a young homicide detective learned a bitter lesson about gangsters, murders and the consequences of cutting corners. Which is you can never go off half-cocked at a cocky crook, particularly one … Continue reading

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Rogerson’s Corrupt Web Of Darkness

June 18th, 2016 With Roger Rogerson safely behind bars with his reputation destroyed beyond defamation, his secret connections with Victorian criminals and corrupt police have come under new scrutiny. Rogerson has always been blamed in underworld and police circles for heading … Continue reading

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ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

December 13, 2003 – The kilometre-square block in the middle of South Yarra is one of the busiest in Melbourne. Traffic regularly slows to a crawl. No one would have noticed the late-model sedan that cruised the choked streets for … Continue reading

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UK CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

Police as Filter The police, as the first agency in the criminal justice process, are also of course the first agency to ‘filter out’ cases which although considered important enough by the public to report, are not considered so by … Continue reading

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THE RAPID GROWTH OF MIDDLE EASTERN CRIME IN AUSTRALIA

– Former NSW detective Tim Priest was one of the front-line cops who lead the war against crime in the drug-ridden streets of Cabramatta. Yet he found himself waging his biggest battle not against the drug gangs but against the … Continue reading

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DANGER! YOU ARE ENTERING THE UK’S GANGLAND

Monday 21 August 1995 – An assassin sips tea in a south London cafe before stepping up behind two men and firing a handgun into the back of their heads. A Chinese restaurant-owner in Glasgow struggles to open the door … Continue reading

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MARRIED TO A MAFIA MURDERER

Monday September 9 2011 – When they finally came for him, in their unmarked cars and their helicopters, with their machineguns at the ready, Barbara Kuklinski had no idea how her husband might have broken the law. It was a … Continue reading

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WELCOME HOME ‘LEE’ – Friday July 5 2013

– The double life of the man accused of the vampire gigolo killing was yesterday exposed as he arrived back in Melbourne to face justice. The ‘Herald Sun’ can reveal Mark Adrian Perry, who is charged with the murder of … Continue reading

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