On this episode of BUSTED, Rohan and Heath look the ABFs reported stats of $2 billion worth of illegal tobacco, the latest on a crackdown on gang activity in Launceston, a clandestine lab bust and a radical Islamic preacher jailed for selling drugs. ILLEGAL tobacco worth almost $2bn was seized at Australia’s borders in the last financial year in a major crackdown on the black market trade controlled by organised crime syndicates. That’s triple on what they seized last year!
Twenty people have been charged after a five-week crackdown on gangs in Launceston. The joint operation was between Tasmania Police and Australian Federal Police. Police seized a total of $143,000 in cash, as well as firearms and illicit drugs.
Police raided residential, commercial and rural properties in Yarra Glen, Brighton East and Cheltenham as part of an investigation into the large-scale manufacture of methylamphetamine at short term rental properties.
And a radical Islamic preacher has been jailed for a maximum of nine years for selling drugs to an undercover police officer. Get the full story on this episode of BUSTED.
BUSTED cuts through the fluff of the mainstream news by bringing you everything you need to know about crime in your community. BUSTED’s weekly commentary gives you the best access to experts, Rohan Pike and Heath Michael, as they explain to you the tricks of the criminal trade and the latest methods police are using to bust these bad guys!