Tag Archives: Consumer Affairs Victoria

BANDIDOS BARRED FROM COURT AS ENFORCER FACES WEAPONS CASE – Saturday July 13 2013

– Bikie enforcer Toby Mitchell’s associates were barred from entering court yesterday for wearing Bandidos club colours. The Bandidos sergeant-at-arms was at Melbourne Magistrates Court to face weapons charges stemming from an 8am police raid on his Docklands home last … Continue reading

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‘ILLEGAL WORKER’ BROTHELS TARGETED – Thursday July 11 2013

– The sex industry watchdog has moved to close brothels that used sex workers given to them by an alleged crime syndicate. Consumer Affairs Victoria will apply to have the licences of the brothel operators suspended in the Victorian Civil … Continue reading

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BROTHEL OWNERS SAY POLICE SEX UNIT SHOOTING BLANKS – Sunday March 3 2013

– The new sex industry police unit – created by the Baillieu government one year ago in a bid to crack down on crime in the sex industry – is hamstrung by lack of resources and has not charged any … Continue reading

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CONMAN LEAVES TRAIL OF MISERY THROUGH SUBURBS – Monday January 14 2013

– In one of Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs, a young couple are packing up their belongings and preparing to move house. Months of harassment – death threats, break-ins, men hiding in their garden, dead rats left in their letterbox – … Continue reading

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