Tag Archives: Southbank

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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DEAD RIGHT, IN THE NAME OF THE LAW – Saturday June 8 2013

– For a man who has seen more dead people than Count Dracula, Professor Stephen Cordner seems to have remained a remarkably balanced fellow. His modest Southbank office provides few clues to the nature of his daily business. There are … 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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CAMERA CLUE TO KILLER PUNCH – Friday February 1 2013

– Police believe CCTV footage might hold the key to catching the killer of a man felled by a single punch outside a city nightclub more than five years ago. Shannon McCormack was celebrating a Collingwood football victory with friends … Continue reading

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BLITZ ON DRUNKS AND THUGS – Thursday December 6 2012

– Police tomorrow will unleash their biggest crackdown on drunks and thugs in a trans-Tasman operation to clean up the streets. The blitz on booze-fuelled violence is in its third year and police from crime departments, response teams, the state … Continue reading

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DATA THIEF FINGERED – Tuesday November 6 2012

– A man who stole classified and personal data from local and international police agencies has been jailed. Benjamin Connell, 35, was awaiting a County Court trial when he broke into the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine and raided a … Continue reading

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TWISTS AND TURNS ON THE MEAN STREETS – Wednesday September 26 2012

– What a difference a day makes to a homicide investigation. On Monday the police hunt for the missing Jill Meagher concentrated on streets she might have used to walk home from a Sydney Road bar in the small hours … Continue reading

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CABBIE ROBBED BY COURTEOUS CRIMINAL – Sunday June 10 2012

– Police are hunting a man who apologised as he robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint early yesterday morning. The courteous crook hailed the cab on Southbank Boulevard about 5am and was driven for five minutes before producing a blade … Continue reading

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