Tag Archives: South Melbourne

COURT TAKES NO CHANCES ON ALLEGED SEX-WORKER RING – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Three people who allegedly sourced more than 100 sex workers for Melbourne brothels would be likely to continue operating their lucrative syndicate if granted bail, a magistrate has said. Mae Ja Kim, Moon Ja Kim and Huan Wen Ye … Continue reading

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‘ILLEGAL WORKER’ BROTHELS TARGETED – Thursday July 11 2013

– The sex industry watchdog has moved to close brothels that used sex workers given to them by an alleged crime syndicate. Consumer Affairs Victoria will apply to have the licences of the brothel operators suspended in the Victorian Civil … Continue reading

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SEX TALLY AT BROTHELS – Saturday July 6 2013

– The alleged head of a syndicate accused of recruiting women from Southeast Asia to work in four Melbourne brothels set performance targets for the women while she lived an extravagant lifestyle, Melbourne Magistrates Court has heard. Mae Ja Kim, … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST ‘BROTHEL SYNDICATE’ MEMBERS IN RAIDS ACROSS CITY – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Members of a syndicate alleged to be illegally managing more than 100 sex workers at brothels across Melbourne have been arrested in raids by federal and Victoria Police. Police swooped on addresses across the city on Tuesday, arresting five … Continue reading

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BIKIE BOSS BUST – Thursday May 9 2013

– Two Bandidos were arrested at gunpoint in dramatic scenes yesterday after Toby Mitchell was allegedly embroiled in a fight over a woman. Mitchell and several bike associates turned up at South Melbourne’s Star Bar and allegedly had an altercation … Continue reading

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BANDIDOS BOSS NABBED IN CAR DRAMA – Thursday May 9 2013

– Police have arrested Bandidos boss Toby Mitchell and another member of the bikie gang in a dramatic interception on a South Melbourne street. Police confirmed that a 38-year-old Docklands man and a 32-year-old Reservoir man were arrested after a … Continue reading

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FAREWELL TO THE ENIGMATIC MR GOLDFINGERS – Wednesday May 8 2013

– Funeral services can reveal secrets the dead don’t take to their grave. But few mourners on Tuesday of Raymond Bertram Bartlett – former truck drivers, publican and owner of King Street “gentlemen’s club” Goldfingers – would have learnt much … Continue reading

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RACE RANT CHARGES – Thursday April 18 2013

– A woman has been charged over a late-night tirade on a train that saw outraged passengers unite against racism. The incident, on a service to Craigieburn last Wednesday night, made national headlines after passengers showed their support for two … Continue reading

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FERRET DEATH REVIEW – Wednesday April 3 2013

– Victoria Police has launched a new probe into the 1971 disappearance of Melbourne waterfront war victim Alfred Nelson, known as “The Ferret”. Detectives will question mafia hitman James Bazley about his possible role in the unsolved case. They have … Continue reading

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FINK YOU’LL HEAR THEM – Saturday March 9 2013

– The Finks outlaw motorcycle club will roar into Victoria today, the first of two national runs heading for Melbourne within a month. Finks members from Western Australia and South Australia, along with their Victorian hosts, will roar out of … Continue reading

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