Tag Archives: Asia

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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GLOBAL CRIMINAL MASTERMIND SUSPECTED OF MATCH-FIXING

Monday September 16 2013 – The world’s biggest match-fixer is suspected of masterminding the rigging of professional soccer matches in the Victoria Premier League while under police protection in Europe. A Fairfax Media investigation can reveal that authorities are examining … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA’S MOST NOTORIOUS CRIME BOSSES FOUND TO LIVE ALL OVER THE GLOBE

Saturday August 31 2013 – More than two-thirds of the organised crime bosses listed as the greatest threats to Australia are located overseas. The top-secret intelligence list contains the names of kingpins and syndicates, about 67% of whom are believed … Continue reading

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STAKING OUT THE INVISIBLE THIEVES OF THE INTERNET – Sunday June 14 2013

– At first, Shawn Ballesty thought the delay in his rent payment arriving in the landlord’s account was normal. Then the landlord rang again. “Hey mate, your rent wasn’t paid,” Ballesty recalls, knowing he made the online transfer himself. “So … Continue reading

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TELSTRA GATHERS DATA FOR US – Saturday July 13 2013

– Telstra is storing huge volumes of electronic communications it carries between Asia and America for potential surveillance by United States intelligence agencies, more than a decade after signing a secret agreement with the FBI and the US Justice Department. … Continue reading

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SEX TALLY AT BROTHELS – Saturday July 6 2013

– The alleged head of a syndicate accused of recruiting women from Southeast Asia to work in four Melbourne brothels set performance targets for the women while she lived an extravagant lifestyle, Melbourne Magistrates Court has heard. Mae Ja Kim, … Continue reading

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AFP WARNING TO GROWING LIST OF CHILD SEX TOURISTS – Saturday June 29 2013

– More sex offenders are travelling overseas than ever, but the Australian Federal Police is warning would-be child sex tourists that developing countries are no longer easy targets. Almost 150 registered sex offenders have left Australia since December 1st last … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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NOT A LOT TO CELEBRATE – Thursday February 7 2013

– The players in both change rooms are calm just an hour before kick-off. After all they are confident they have been well coached on how to carry out their designated roles. The referee and linesmen have trained for this … Continue reading

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CLUB LINK TO DRUG DEALER – Thursday February 7 2013

– A convicted drug trafficker who calls himself Dr Ageless supplied the Essendon Football Club with potentially illegal substances. Biochemist Shane Charter is alleged to have provided sports scientists associated with the club with supplements sourced from Asia. It is … Continue reading

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