Tag Archives: Western Australia

NATIONAL POLICE TASKFORCE TO TACKLE ONLINE FRAUD AS AUSTRALIAN LOVEBIRDS LOSE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

Wednesday 25 Sep 2013 – There have been plenty of warnings but love-struck Australians continue to part with more than $20 million a year in online romance scams. There are now calls for a national approach to combat the fraud, … Continue reading

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COCAINE YACHTS SAILING THE HIGH SEAS

Friday September 6 2013 – By the time the crippled yacht ran aground on a lonely Tongan atoll, the body on board was so badly decomposed the local police wondered if it would ever be identified. But that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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NEXT CHAPTER OF BIKIE WAR NOT FAR AWAY

Wednesday August 28 2013 – Another battle in the bloodiest bikie war in history could erupt in Victoria as the Hells Angels move against members of the notorious Canadian gang Rock Machine. Police say Rock Machine members trying to establish … Continue reading

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HUNT FOR FUGITIVE – Wednesday August 14 2013

– A man charged over a number of sex assaults is being hunted by police after failing to appear at court. Dion Hayes, 39, from Campbellfield, did not turn up to Melbourne Magistrates Court last month and detectives are appealing … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE INQUIRY ALIVE – Saturday July 6 2013

– The man accused of killing Shane Chartres-Abbott has faced court, 10 years after the self-proclaimed vampire gigolo was gunned down. Mark Adrian Perry, 45, appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday charged with the 28-year-old’s murder. And police say … Continue reading

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AFP FAILED TO PROBE BHP BRIBERY CLAIMS – Monday June 17 2013

– Federal police made a “critical decision” not to investigate criminal allegations that Australians working for BHP Billiton had bribed officials in Cambodia, China and Western Australia and instead handballed the case to the corporate regulator; which also ran no … Continue reading

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POLICE SET TO INVESTIGATE- Wednesday November 14 2012

– Police have invited a key player in the Australian Workers Union scandal to provide details about an alleged “slush” fund used by Julia Gillard’s  former boyfriend, Bruce Wilson. In a move that could shed fresh evidence on the 15-year-old … Continue reading

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RAPIST NAMED IN WA MURDER TRIAL – Thursday September 27 2012

– One of Victoria’s most notorious sexual predators has emerged as a shock person of interest in the murder trial that has gripped Western Australia. Prominent Perth barrister Lloyd Rayney is standing trial in the Supreme Court of WA accused … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE – Sunday July 8 2012

– In the days before he fell off the face of the Earth, Tony Mokbel was secretly laying the foundations for one of the most inspired fugitive escapes of all time. Through a devastating combination of desperation, design and dumb … Continue reading

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CHAMBERLAINS FOR INQUEST – Saturday February 18 2012

– Lindy Chamberlain and her former husband, Michael, are expected to attend the inquest into baby Azaria’s disappearance in Darwin next Friday. Legal circles say Northern Territory coroner Elizabeth Morris is likely to make her findings known quickly – possibly … Continue reading

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