Tag Archives: Pasquale Barbaro

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

December 13, 2003 – The kilometre-square block in the middle of South Yarra is one of the busiest in Melbourne. Traffic regularly slows to a crawl. No one would have noticed the late-model sedan that cruised the choked streets for … Continue reading

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PUBLIC ARE FICKLE WHEN JUDGING VICTIMS’ WORTH – Saturday August 10 2013

– The editor of a major Australian daily newspaper would have been described as a benevolent dictator if he was in any way benevolent. In fact, he was a blowhard who loved the sound of his own voice almost as … Continue reading

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ON TRAIL OF ASSASSINS – Friday June 21 2013

– Carl Williams and the hitman he hired to kill Jason Moran were prime suspects almost as soon as the shots were fired. Today marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of Moran and his mate, Pasquale Barbaro – a … 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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PRISONER HAD POLICE FILES – Saturday September 17 2011

PRISONER HAD POLICE FILES -Copies of police statements, including some made by Carl Williams naming former drug squad cop Paul Dale, were found on Matthew Johnson’s jail cell computer, the Supreme Court has heard. In evidence at Johnson’s trial for … Continue reading

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