- Dec 27, 2016
- AFL Club
- Western Bulldogs
Of interest: https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/huge-afp-sting-200-organised-crime-arrests.1271733/
They have confiscated $45 million in cash and 3+ tonnes of drugs. That's a significant dent in profits (as opposed to revenue) and also supply (not to mention the 200+ arrests and numerous labs shut down). I reckon it will make a significant difference.Good for them. They should be proud of finally arresting someone.
Wont change the drug trade or drug culture one iota though.
Very interesting presser by the US Dept of Justice a few hours ago acknowledging AFP prime involvement with the FBI.I must say, how stupid to believe any app, internet site or related was protected... are we getting stupider?
Schapelle Corby Likes ThisThis might have taken in Qantas employees. Nine reported up to 150 of them may have been implicated. Uh_oh.
The Nine newspapers said the classified intelligence operation found up to 150 Qantas staff had been linked to criminality. It said agencies believe they included motorcycle gangs that were involved in drug importation and other activities.
One of the articles I read indicated the police had been using this app for two or nearly three? years and making arrests. I was wondering how they kept the fact they were getting in to their encrypted messages quiet.I wonder if there are messages concerning Nick Martin and his connection to bikies
Why has it all been made public now, probably because it has been been exposed. Be interesting to learn where the 6 crooked cops charged are across the world.One of the articles I read indicated the police had been using this app for two or nearly three? years and making arrests. I was wondering how they kept the fact they were getting in to their encrypted messages quiet.
I wonder if there are messages concerning Nick Martin and his connection to bikies
Havent there been big drug interceptions in WA over recent months without fingering the sources?AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw said the covert operation had been running for the last three years.
A total of 29 West Australians are charged after being caught up in a global crime operation that snared its targets using an encrypted app designed by police.www.abc.net.au
Well done. Shane May case will be of most interest to me.
https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdca/press-release/file/1402426/download (Search Warrant)
6 Australian Citizens on the list of 18 defendants in this case
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