Tag Archives: drug trafficking/manufacturing & dealing

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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DRUGS WORTH $438 MILLION – Friday March 1 2013

– Police swooped on a record 585 kilograms of ice in Sydney before the dangerous drug had a chance to infiltrate Melbourne’s party spots. The high-purity shipment would have fetched about $438 million on the streets. Australian Federal Police said … 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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BODY OF EVIDENCE : HOW POLICE BUSTED STEROID SUPPLY RING – Tuesday February 26 2013

– It was 2008 and Walter Reynolds was bankrupt. On his last roll of the dice, the 63-year-old gym enthusiast decided to get into the supplements business, selling performance-enhancing peptides, steroids and other restricted substances from an office tucked away … Continue reading

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CATS JUMPER DESIGNER LOSES JAIL APPEAL OVER CREDIT CARD FRAUD – Tuesday February 19 2013

– A former champion skateboarder and successful graphic artist who once designed a jumper for AFL club Geelong has lost an appeal against an immediate prison term for his role in an international organised crime syndicate’s fraudulent credit card scams … 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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AIRPORT SCANDAL WIDENS – Wednesday February 13 2013

– Customs staff allegedly conspired with a baggage handler at Australia’s busiest airport to remove suitcases packed with drugs from the rear of planes and bypass official checks. The Sydney Airport scandal embroiling border protection authorities escalated yesterday, as five … Continue reading

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FIVE ARRESTED OVER AIRPORT SMUGGLING CELL – Wednesday February 13 2013

– Employees of Australia’s biggest airport baggage and cargo contractor have allegedly been working with a cell of corrupt customs officers to smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs through Sydney Airport. David Harb, a former Sydney Airport baggage handler … Continue reading

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CASH-LADEN DRUG FLIGHTS – Tuesday February 12 2013

– A feared Mexican crime gang has been using private jets to fly tonnes of cocaine into Australia. US authorities say the same aircraft then shipped millions of dollars back to a drug lord working for the Sinaloa cartel. Pilots … Continue reading

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BIKIE GANG LINK TO STARS – Tuesday February 12 2013

– The AFL has revealed serious concerns about players associating with outlaw bikie gangs. AFL boss Andrew Demetriou said last night all clubs had been warned of growing links between footballers and organised crime groups, namely bikies, who dealt in … Continue reading

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