Tag Archives: Sydney Airport

New Twist In Murder Inquiry

October 22nd, 1998 Three Saudis with diplomatic passports were held and searched by Customs agents at Sydney Airport on Sunday in connection with the murder investigation of a senior Saudi diplomat in Canberra, reliable sources have revealed. The men were … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST BRAZILIAN NATIONAL IN SYDNEY AFTER ATTEMPTING TO IMPORT COCAINE

– A 30-year-old Brazilian man appeared before the Sydney Local Court today (Monday, 20 October 2014) charged with attempting to import over two kilograms of cocaine through Sydney Airport. Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) officers selected the man … Continue reading

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SADNESS, SHOCK AND SATISFACTION

November 30 2013 Lisa Harnum’s mother Joan thanks NSW detectives at Sydney Airport. Picture: John Grainger Two families were irretrievably broken when Simon Gittany callously threw his girlfriend Lisa Harnum over the balcony of their luxury unit. Yesterday, less than … Continue reading

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ONCE LIONISED, WHISTLEBLOWERS NOW THE ENEMIES OF A SECURITY-OBSESSED STATE – Saturday July 13 2013

– Deep Throat would meet journalist Bob Woodward in an underground carpark at 2am, their meetings arranged through the signal of a red flag in an old flower pot or codes circled in the newspaper. Four decades later, Bradley Manning … Continue reading

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AIRPORT STAFF MEMBER IN DRUG PROBE – Friday July 12 2013

– A Melbourne airport security worker has been questioned by the Australian Federal Police as part of an investigation into alleged drug importations. The 33-year-old Avondale Heights man works for a private security contractor in the international terminal’s baggage screening … Continue reading

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ACTION TO STAMP OUT CUSTOMS CORRUPTION – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Customs officers will be forced to regularly change roles, have federal police officers embedded with them and conduct extra waterfront patrols as part of reforms to fight corruption and infiltration by organised crime. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare will … Continue reading

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AFP MAN LOSES SACKING APPEAL OVER SPY LINKS – Friday May 3 2013

– An Australian Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies at at the South Korean consulate in Sydney has lost his unfair dismissal case. Former AFP intelligence worker Bo-Rim Kim was found to have been in contact with … Continue reading

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AIRPORT SCANDAL WIDENS – Wednesday February 13 2013

– Customs staff allegedly conspired with a baggage handler at Australia’s busiest airport to remove suitcases packed with drugs from the rear of planes and bypass official checks. The Sydney Airport scandal embroiling border protection authorities escalated yesterday, as five … Continue reading

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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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REFORMS PROMISED TO FIGHT CUSTOMS’ GRAFT AND CRIME – Saturday February 2 2013

– Australian customs services need massive reforms to confront corruption and organised crime, according to Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare, who has also vowed that officials involved in graft will be ripped out by the throat. Mr Clare has also … Continue reading

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