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BIKIE IN ICE RING – Wednesday May 22 2013

– Convicted Vietnamese drug smugglers and a New Zealand bikie are operating a drug ring inside the Immigration Detention Centre at Maribyrnong, staff say. Employees have alleged ice and marijuana use is rife among detainees, increasing the risk of violence. … Continue reading

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FARM GUNS STOLEN – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sting has uncovered a criminal network stealing guns from farmers. The Herald Sun has been told Taskforce Griffin, set up in February, is probing a breakout in gun crime. More than 100 firearms have been stolen in … Continue reading

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TAINTED PROPERTY CAN SAVE LIVES – Monday April 8 2013

– Most of us are probably unaware of the term “tainted property”, but it is a beautiful phrase from an unlikely source. It emerged from the beige back rooms of the law in which there are men and women who … Continue reading

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CAREER KILLER – Thursday March 28 2013

– Convicted killer Steven James Hunter’s parole had expired just nine days before he murdered beautiful young Sarah Cafferkey. In the days after her stabbing death last November, Hunter, 47 – who first murdered a co-worker in 1986 – attracted … Continue reading

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SWOOP REVEALS ASIAN LINKS TO MELBOURNE UNDERWORLD – Saturday March 23 2013

– An Asian organised crime boss arrested in a major police state and federal operation is suspected of engaging in drug trafficking and money laundering with Melbourne’s most prominent Calabrian crime figures. Police swooped on the Melbourne-based international crime syndicate … Continue reading

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$28 MILLION DRUGS BUST – Saturday March 23 2013

– A major international crime syndicate has been smashed, with police seizing drugs valued at $28 million and arresting 27 people. The joint operation between Victoria and Australian Federal Police – codenamed Volante – netted 42 kilograms of the drug … Continue reading

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LAW AND DISORDER: SHOOTINGS, A STANDOFF AND A KIDNAP PLOT – Sunday March 10 2013

– Shootings, a foiled kidnapping and a checkpoint standoff – separate incidents involving different motorcycle gangs – have kept Victoria Police busy since Friday night. Up to six gunshots were fired at a house in a drive-by shooting in Melbourne’s … 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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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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