Tag Archives: Greece

MOKBEL ASSOCIATE HIT WITH $2.6 MILLION TAX BILL – Sunday July 14 2013

– A Melbourne woman accused of laundering criminal proceeds on behalf of the Mokbel drug empire has been served with a $2.6 million tax bill by the Australian Taxation Office. Irene Meletsis, 46, of Fitzroy, was served with a writ … Continue reading

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HOW MOKBEL’S GREEK DRAMA PLAYED OUT – Saturday June 15 2013

– The Australian police didn’t need an interpreter to know they were losing the crowd and were likely to come home with nothing more valuable than a duty-free bottle of ouzo. In the smoke-filled briefing room of the Greek Anti-Drug … Continue reading

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BOTTOM FEEDERS: A TALE OF TWO TONIES – Saturday April 27 2013

– Elite units often adopt animal mascots such as tigers, bulldogs or even Tassie devils to illustrate their fighting spirit. So it remains a mystery why the Purana Ganglands Taskforce concluded the most appropriate creature to represent it was a … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE – Sunday July 8 2012

– In the days before he fell off the face of the Earth, Tony Mokbel was secretly laying the foundations for one of the most inspired fugitive escapes of all time. Through a devastating combination of desperation, design and dumb … Continue reading

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MOKBEL’S MOVES – Sunday July 8 2012

– Tony Mokbel sired a child at his Bonnie Doon hideaway during his “great escape” after his girlfriend gave police the slip, authorities believe. Victoria Police sources still blame their federal counterparts, the AFP, for losing track of Mokbel’s then-girlfriend … Continue reading

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