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Baker in Australia made plenty of dough smuggling in two tonnes of tobacco

A Perth bakery owner imported more than two tonnes of tobacco illegally into Australia, defrauding the Commonwealth to the tune of almost $2 million, a WA court was told. For the first time, details of the Australian Border Force (ABF) illicit tobacco importation investigation can be made public. Just a little of some tobacco seized by ABF investigators.¬†Photo: Phil Hickey The ABF operation in Perth in 2016 led to father of three Ma’ad Abdul Muna’m […]

THREE ALLEGED EMPLOYEES OF SILK ROAD ILLEGAL DRUG SELLING SITE GET CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY

Three alleged former employees of “Silk Road”, the online marketplace prosecutors called a “sprawling black-market bazaar”, were accused of conspiring to traffic in drugs, hack computers and launder money. Andrew Michael Jones, Gary Davis and Peter Phillip Nash were charged in a US federal indictment unsealed on Friday in Manhattan with helping Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind of Silk Road, to maintain the site. “During its more than 2 1/2 years in operation, Silk […]