Tag Archives: Operation Marca

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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CUSTOMS OFFICERS ‘AID DRUG COURIER’ – Wednesday January 16 2013

– Authorities have swooped on a courier accused of importing drugs with the alleged help of Sydney Airport customs officers, amid fresh revelations that some of the drug mules involved in the scandal risked the death penalty by moving drugs … Continue reading

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NATIONWIDE CUSTOMS PROBE – Saturday December 22 2012

– Australia’s powerful police integrity watchdog is running a covert inquiry into alleged corruption at all the nation’s airports and ports. The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity’s Taskforce Natio has spent at least six months using phone taps and … Continue reading

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