Tag Archives: Extortion

BIKIES IN STANDOVER BID ON BUILDER – Thursday May 23 2013

– A senior Comanchero and two other members of the outlaw bikie club barged into the family home of one of Australia’s leading builders in a suspected standover attempt to force the construction firm owner to pay a disputed debt. … Continue reading

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FRAUD VICTIMS IN LONG WAIT FOR DETECTIVES – Sunday April 7 2013

– Victims of alleged serious fraud are waiting up to a year for specialist detectives to investigate, which some believe is giving, perpetrators time to strike again. The head of Victoria’s Fraud Squad, Detective Inspector David Pike, concedes there is … Continue reading

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FAMILY DEATH PUZZLES – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Two of the most unusual unsolved murders on Victoria Police Homicide Squad books are those of Vincenzo and Alfonso Muratore. What is unusual is that the father and son were murdered in similar circumstances 28 years apart. Both died … Continue reading

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BIKIE RANKS SOAR – Sunday March 24 2013

– Victoria’s outlaw bikie numbers are exploding as gangs turn to prisons to recruit new members and the threat of an all-out war looms. It can be revealed that there are now 1200 fully patched outlaw bikies within the state, … Continue reading

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LAW REACHES OUT FOR BIKIES – Tuesday July 31 2012

– The police raid on the Melbourne headquarters of the Hells Angels motorcycle club comes as the State Government makes good on its boast to outlaw bikie gangs. Legislation has been finalised and will soon be put to Parliament. This … Continue reading

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POLICE THWART KIDNAP PLOT – Friday October 21 2011

– A woman allegedly held hostage for three days in a bizarre extortion plot was found blindfolded beside a shallow grave when police swooped on an outer Melbourne property last night. Armed Crime Taskforce detectives arrested a 36-year-old man at … Continue reading

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