Tag Archives: money laundering

PNG ‘DIRTY MONEY’ TRAIL LEADS TO AUSTRALIA – Wednesday June 2013

– Millions of dollars allegedly corruptly obtained from the PNG government has been siphoned to Australian banks, confidential banking documents reveal. Fairfax Media has also confirmed that Australian bank NAB recently increased its due diligence on some money transfers from … Continue reading

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CROOKS PLAYING FOR HIGH STAKES IN THE BADLANDS OF CYBERSPACE – June 1 2013

– When 32-year-old Paul Howard was looking to pay for a shipment of cocaine and MDMA powder, the Victorian came up with a very 21st century solution to the age-old criminal’s dilemma of how to cover your tracks. He used … Continue reading

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MERCHANT OF DEATH’S CRONY SENT BACK TO FACE US JUSTICE – Sunday May 26 2013

– A man accused of being the financial brains behind convicted international arms dealer Viktor Bout has been extradited from Australia to the United States. Syrian-born Richard Chichakli, 53, had been living in Melbourne under an alias and working as … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … 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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GATTO SPORT BET PROBE – Saturday February 9 2013

– Underworld figure and businessman Mick Gatto has been probed over suspected links to an offshore sports gambling business, despite being banned from Victoria’s casino and racetracks. The Herald Sun has learned the one-time bouncer and lookout at illegal two-up … Continue reading

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