Tag Archives: dishonesty

LOVE SCAM RESCUE – Thursday May 23 2013

– Police have twice stopped a woman, 73, from boarding a plane to Africa to meet an online romance scammer who fleeced her of $75,000. Isabell’s daughter, Ann, 48, said she feared if her mother had not been stopped from … Continue reading

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VETERANS WARN – HE’S NOT THE VERY MODEL OF A MODERN MAJOR-GENERAL – Sunday May 12 2013

– Neville Donohue looked more like a North Korean general with all the medals dragging on the lapel of his blazer. He was decorated to the point of parody – and that’s what led to a flurry of outraged blogging … Continue reading

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BET PROBE EYES INMATE – Wednesday May 1 2013

– A racing identity is under investigation by police over a huge online betting scam that entangled dozens of AFL footballers. Tim Magnus, who is banned from racetracks, is a person of interest in a probe of the multi-million-dollar betting … Continue reading

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JUST KIDDING

Of all the lies I’ve told, “just kidding” is my favourite.

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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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AUSTRALIAN ‘ROBIN HOOD BANDIT’ ALLEGED TO HAVE STOLEN A MILLION – Sunday February 17 2013

– A Melbourne man dubbed the “Robin Hood Bandit” for his exploits in the US, is alleged to have stolen more than $1 million from about 20 Melbourne investors in an elaborate property scam. Corey Allan Donaldson, 39, a self-help … Continue reading

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UNION BOSS TELLS OF DEAL – Monday February 11 2013

– A former union boss says he has told police that in 1995 he was approached by a builder seeking payment for renovations on a home then  owned by Julia Gillard. Former Australian Workers Union Victorian secretary Bob Smith said … Continue reading

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CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN: POSH JOSH’S LONG RUN ENDS IN ARREST – Sunday February 10 2013

– Josh had been on the run for days, making it nearly halfway across the country before he was arrested. Afraid the authorities were on to his latest scam, the veteran conman had panicked, fleeing the Gold Coast, allegedly in … Continue reading

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THE POLICE HAVE DONE ME WRONG – Thursday February 7 2013

– A defiant Craig Thomson is facing damaging criminal charges that he misused $42,800, allegedly using union credit cards to pay for prostitutes, R-rated movies and ATM withdrawals. As the Gillard Government continues to reel from the scandal, Victoria Police … Continue reading

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WINE TIME ON CABCHARGE – Wednesday January 9 2013

– Former Speaker Peter Slipper sought to conceal $1200 in luxury hire car trips to Canberra wineries by dishonesty adjusting Cabcharge vouchers, the Australian Federal Police has alleged. Documents filed in the ACT Magistrates Court show the AFP will allege … Continue reading

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