Tag Archives: Australian Attorney-General’s Department

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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PEOPLE SMUGGLER GOES FREE – Friday July 12 2013

– Australia’s most wanted people smuggler has been set free by an Indonesian court and granted his wish to return to his home in Afghanistan. The South Jakarta court ruled late on Thursday that Sayed Abbas, 30, accused of being … Continue reading

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AFP FAILED TO PROBE BHP BRIBERY CLAIMS – Monday June 17 2013

– Federal police made a “critical decision” not to investigate criminal allegations that Australians working for BHP Billiton had bribed officials in Cambodia, China and Western Australia and instead handballed the case to the corporate regulator; which also ran no … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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RUDD FOIs OWN LETTERS – Sunday February 10 2103

– Kevin Rudd has revealed he leaked hundreds of pages of documents relating to his complaints to the federal police over Operation Mesco, the investigation into the leak of his expletive-laden video. In a bizarre development, Mr Rudd has confirmed … Continue reading

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DAMAGING RUDD VIDEO PROMPTS NO SERIOUS QUESTIONS – Wednesday February 6 2013

– Australian authorities did not conduct critical interviews about the theft of of the damaging video of Kevin Rudd swearing and banging a table. And they did not formally ask for the details of who anonymously uploaded the footage that … Continue reading

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POLICE REOPEN BRIBERY CASES – Sunday January 13 2013

– The Australian Federal Police will reopen corruption inquiries into major Australian companies OZ Minerals and Cochlear, after searing criticism that it was lax in its investigations. The OECD reported in October that it was seriously concerned about the extremely … Continue reading

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CRACKDOWN ON FRAUD – Sunday December 9 2012

– The Australian Tax Office is demanding new powers to monitor Australians’ private phone calls and emails so it can hunt down tax cheats. The tax office has told the Attorney-General’s Department it needs access to the real-time telecommunications data … Continue reading

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