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AUSTRALIA’S MOST NOTORIOUS CRIME BOSSES FOUND TO LIVE ALL OVER THE GLOBE

Saturday August 31 2013 – More than two-thirds of the organised crime bosses listed as the greatest threats to Australia are located overseas. The top-secret intelligence list contains the names of kingpins and syndicates, about 67% of whom are believed … Continue reading

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POLICE EAGER TO SHARE PHONE TAPS

Monday August 19 2013 – The nation’s top crime fighter says laws that prevent police sharing telephone intercept information with sporting bodies should be relaxed to expose corruption. “While ultimately a matter for government…there is potential and opportunity to relax … Continue reading

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CRIMINAL MASTERMINDS PURSUE SUPER PROFITS – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Superannuation assets have become a target of organised crime gangs. Australian Crime Commission chief executive John Lawler said the internet gave the gangs the capacity to reach into the home of every Australian and attempt to seize their personal … Continue reading

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DRUGS IN SPORT RESPONSE ‘HYSTERICAL’ – Thursday May 30

– The Gillard Government has been accused of prematurely tarring thousands of sports people, as the high-profile drugs-in-sport operation is revealed to be at a much earlier stage than first suggested. Three months after the “blackest day in sport” media … Continue reading

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PEASANT WORKERS IMPORTED TO GROW DOPE – Sunday April 14 2013

– Vietnamese crime gangs are bringing peasants from Asia to operate high tech cannabis “grow houses” in suburban Melbourne in a burgeoning drug racket. Victoria Police figures released to the ‘Sunday Herald Sun’ reveal almost 50% of people charged with … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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ACC: WHAT A CRIMINAL WASTE – Monday February 18 2013

– Controversy over the Australian Crime Commission report on organised crime and drugs in sport has highlighted the downgrading of the ACC from a royal commission-style investigative body to a mere crime intelligence agency. The change in direction by the … Continue reading

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