Tag Archives: Alphonse Gangitano

GATTO PAL FEARS FOR LIFE AFTER TAPE LEAK – Sunday July 28 2013

– A covert recording of a conversation between gangland figure Matt Tomas and detectives from Victoria Police’s Purana Taskforce about a sensitive murder investigation has been leaked to Melbourne’s underworld, including members of outlaw motorcycle gangs. Mr Tomas, who is … Continue reading

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GANGLAND THREAT – Monday June 17 2013

– A man arrested over his links to an alleged commercial drug trafficking operation has been refused bail because of fears of another gangland war. Magistrate Peter Reardon refused to release a 41-year-old man on bail a day after he … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE BRAZEN ARMED ROBBERY CASE THAT TOOK A DECADE TO CRACK – Sunday March 3 2013

– Tania Young was the first to arrive at the shared Burke Road Travel, American Express office in Camberwell. She unlocked the front door and had reached her desk when a black blob caught her eye. A man was sitting … Continue reading

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING GUN – Tuesday March 13 2012

– One of Victoria’s top detectives says he could have halted gangland bloodshed if police divers had recovered a pistol thrown off the West Gate Bridge. The gun had been used to kill standover man Alphonse Gangitano but after three … Continue reading

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