Category Archives: Organised Crime

George Marrogi Charged And Remanded In Custody Over Campbellfield Shooting Murder

September 28th, 2016 A man has been charged with one count of murder, over a fatal daylight shooting inside a busy shopping centre car park in Melbourne’s north on Monday. George Marrogi, 27, appeared before a bail justice about 11.30pm on … Continue reading

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Killer Of Sydney Underworld Figure Walid ‘Wally’ Ahmad Crosses The Border Into Victoria

April 30th, 2016 The search for the shooter who gunned down convicted killer Walid ‘Wally’ Ahmad and injured two bystanders has spread to another state. Police investigating Friday’s shooting in Bankstown, Sydney, have shifted focus to an abandoned vehicle found … Continue reading

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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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“The Mafia Looms”: AFP Commissioner

September 27th, 1998 Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Palmer has warned of a regional threat to Australia by international criminal networks exploiting the collapse of the economies of countries in the AsiaPacific. Mr Palmer said on Friday that unemployment and … 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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PLAYERS IN HIDING

Saturday September 21 2013 – A man police say is the ringleader of Australia’s involvement in a global match-fixing syndicate has made “veiled threats” against some of his co-accused, a court has heard. Police allege Segaran “Gerry” Gsubramaniam, 45, is … Continue reading

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DISCUSSION OF $150,000 BY ALLEGED MATCH-FIXER OVERHEARD BY POLICE PHONE TAP

Tuesday September 17 2013 – An accused match-fixing Australian ringleader mentioned $150,000 during a phone call taped by police before a soccer game last week, a court has heard. Investigators allege about 440 recorded calls by Segaran “Gerry” Gsubramaniam indicated … Continue reading

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FOOTBALL: A BEAUTIFUL GAME OF MUSIC TO A MATCH-FIXER’S EARS

Tuesday September 17 2013 – Some in the crowd thought the international referee had lost his marbles – or at the very least the pea from his whistle. What else could explain why he refused to call time on the … Continue reading

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POLICE SEEK TO EXTRADITE MATCH-FIXERS

Tuesday September 17 2013 – Police are seeking to extradite overseas members of a multimillion-dollar match-fixing syndicate, including a Singaporean middleman, that has rocked Australian sport. The development comes as authorities examine whether match-fixing has spread outside the Victorian Premier … Continue reading

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