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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police drop Schapelle Corby proceeds-of-crime probe

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police abandon Corby proceeds-of-crime probe Australian police yesterday dropped a proceeds-of-crime investigation into high-profile drugs trafficker ... by these additional parole conditions. This decision does not mean that the original concerns that initiated the investigation were not well founded." Under Australia's proceeds-of-crime ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... AP and AFP in Sydney Corby's alleged millions in profit from an exclusive deal with Australian TV and magazine would be a crime under Australian law, police say Australian police ... last week. The action was meant to prevent Corby from profiting fro her life story, and Australian Federal Police Agence France-Presse in confirmed they were enforcing proceeds of crime laws ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... The drug mule who has driven Australia potty The story of Schapelle Corby, the Australian who spent more than nine years in a notorious Indonesian jail for a crime she says she did not commit, has ... with Australia's Proceeds of Crime Act, which mandates that crime should not pay. In 2007, an Australian court ordered Corby, her sister Mercedes and Mercedes' Indonesian husband Wayan Widyartha ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police crack money-laundering ring that funded Hezbollah

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... in more than 20 countries and funds siphoned off to groups reported to include Hezbollah. The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) said more than A$580 million (HK$4 billion) in drugs and assets had ... According to the ACC, the operation had disrupted 18 serious and organised crime groups and singled out 128 individuals of interest in more than 20 countries, tapping information from agencies ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sydney high-rise murderer Simon Gittany jailed for up to 26 years

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney High-rise murderer is jailed for up to 26 years An Australian who threw his Canadian girlfriend off the balcony of their high-rise Sydney apartment in a crime that captivated the nation was yesterday sentenced to up to 26 years in jail. Simon Gittany hurled his fiancée, former ballerina Lisa Harnum, from their 15th-floor home in a fit of rage ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... at an immigration centre there. Australian Federal Police said yesterday that a 27-year-old Lebanese man was charged under a section of the Crimes Act which relates to false threats or statements related ... said. "The detainee has been charged under the Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991." Reports said the man became upset while flying from Perth to Christmas Island, Australia's remote ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Aussie Taliban’ David Hicks vows to fight Guantanamo terror conviction

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 02:46pm by AFP

    ... the conviction following a court ruling last year in a separate terror-related case which held that the charge Hicks was convicted of was not a war crime. Hicks, now 38 and living in Sydney where he ... as a convicted terrorist. Obviously that has some type of psychological impact on me,” he said. Asked what he felt would be justice done, he said “to show that no crime was committed and to have you guys ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sydney airport customs officers caught in drug ring investigation

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of public office. Police said the inquiry was continuing amid allegations that an "entrenched network" of corrupt customs officers at Sydney airport had been working with organised crime ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Former Hong Kong banker jailed in Australia over 'collar bomb' attack

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... no explosives. Peters, 52, failed to convince the judge that his crime was the result of a meltdown sparked by a failed marriage and career. Instead, the judge said the once-successful businessman ... swings before committing the crime and had no memory of the attack. He had recently split from his wife, was separated from his children and had become obsessed with a book he was writing about ...

  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Hoax collar bomber had mental problems, ex-wife tells court

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... the bizarre extortion attempt, his ex-wife and a psychiatrist said yesterday. Still, Deborah Peters testified at a Sydney sentencing hearing that she has no idea why Paul Peters committed the crime ... and had an awareness of what he was doing at the time of the crime. Since his arrest, Peters has told the psychiatrist that he has no memory of the attack and described his own actions as bizarre, ...




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