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POLICE SEEK TWO WOMEN IN THE THEFT OF A MAN’S CREDIT CARD AND STEALING $4500

OCTOBER 15, 2014 The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two unknown women wanted in connection with Theft and Access Device Fraud. On August 23, 2014, shortly after 4:30 p.m., in the 600 block of … Continue reading

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US READY TO CHARGE SNOWDEN – Sunday June 23 2013

– Federal prosecutors have filed a sealed criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents about top-secret surveillance programs. The United States has also asked Hong Kong to detain Mr Snowden … Continue reading

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SCAMS FLEECE COUNCIL OF UP TO $1 MILLION – Sunday June 23 2013

– A fraud investigation at Stonnington Council has found that corrupt staff and contractors could have stolen up to $1 million, which has raised serious governance concerns at the embattled municipality. Doubts have also been cast over the council’s recruitment … Continue reading

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MUSCLED INTO JAIL – Saturday June 15 2013

– A bodybuilder who helped steal almost half a million dollars in a clever scam to rob banks has been jailed for at least 15 months. Rocky Paul Bornino and accomplices masqueraded as Armaguard or Chubb guards,walking into banks and … Continue reading

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SPIDERMAN’S WIDE WEB – Tuesday June 11 2013

– A man accused of being the notorious “Spiderman” burglar is suspected of a two-state $1.5 million crime wave in some of Australia’s poshest suburbs. Barry John Williams, who was living a quiet life in a seaside suburb on the … Continue reading

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CAUGHT ON THE HOP – Friday May 31 2013

– Three women have been arrested for stealing eight rabbits to add to their collection of more than 100 in Melbourne’s north. During the night, the trio – aged 44, 22, and 18 – robbed a Bulleen pet shop on … Continue reading

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FAKE ID CASH GRAB – Tuesday May 28 2013

– Detectives are hunting a man who used a fake ID to withdraw $200,000 from a Melbourne bank account. They say he walked into a Dandenong bank branch in March and took out the sum in a bank cheque. The … Continue reading

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FIVE QUESTIONED AFTER 800KM RAMPAGE IN WA GOLDFIELDS – Tuesday May 7 2013

– Police are questioning five men over a series of attacks, break-ins and thefts in an 800-kilometre rampage across WA’s Goldfields in less than 24 hours. Detectives are investigating links between all the incidents, which started Sunday afternoon and continued … Continue reading

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BET PROBE EYES INMATE – Wednesday May 1 2013

– A racing identity is under investigation by police over a huge online betting scam that entangled dozens of AFL footballers. Tim Magnus, who is banned from racetracks, is a person of interest in a probe of the multi-million-dollar betting … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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