Tag Archives: corruption and misconduct

WILLIAMS TOOK $6000 TO MEETING WITH POLICEMAN – Saturday March 2 2013

– Murdered underworld boss Carl Williams grabbed $6000 from his father on his way to a meeting at a suburban swimming pool with a Drug Squad detective, a court has heard. And George Williams testified in Victoria’s Supreme Court on … Continue reading

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FORMER DETECTIVE HAD SECRET RELATIONSHIP WITH MURDERER CARL WILLIAMS, JURY TOLD – Friday March 1 2013

– A former Victorian policeman accused of lying to the Australia Crime Commission about his relationship with slain gangland boss Carl Williams had no reason to give false evidence because he had been granted immunity from prosecution, a court has … Continue reading

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GARDENER WINS $130,000 OVER COP’S INSULTING ATTACK – Friday February 1 2013

– A gardener punched by a policeman was yesterday awarded $130,000 damages. Tim Vivoda’s treatment at police hands showed an insulting disregard of his rights and breached public trust in the force, a judge ruled. Mr Vivoda sued Victoria Police … Continue reading

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CARL’S SECRET TRYST – Friday March 1 2013

– Underworld killer Carl Williams and his father George were taken fro prison by authorities to a secret location where they each received a female visitor, a court heard yesterday. Detective Sergeant Sol Solomon confirmed the visits while being questioned … Continue reading

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WOMAN JAILED OVER CREDIT CARD SCAM – Thursday February 28 2013

-She helped catch a corrupt Victorian Fraud Squad detective but a Malaysian woman recruited by an international crime syndicate to help steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from Melbourne businesses has been jailed for at least 21 months. Hundreds of … 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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PISTORIUS OFFICER ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES – Friday February 22 2013

– The lead investigator in the case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges, South African Police say. Detective Hilton Botha was scheduled to appear in court in May on seven counts of attempted murder arising from a shooting in … Continue reading

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THOMSON POLICE RAID HOTEL – Thursday February 21 2013

– Police have seized documents from an upmarket Sydney hotel and a union-affiliated credit union as they set up investigations into former Labor MP Craig Thomson. Search warrants were executed on Tuesday at the Westin Hotel in Sydney’s CBD and … Continue reading

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ACC: WHAT A CRIMINAL WASTE – Monday February 18 2013

– Controversy over the Australian Crime Commission report on organised crime and drugs in sport has highlighted the downgrading of the ACC from a royal commission-style investigative body to a mere crime intelligence agency. The change in direction by the … Continue reading

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BUSTED WITH BIKIES – Saturday February 16 2013

– AFL players have been caught on telephone taps talking with underworld figures, including bikies involved in drug dealing. The outlaw motorcycle club members, some of whom constantly travel to Asian nations that produce steroids and peptides, have been distributing … Continue reading

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