MEDIA & POLITICS

SAY WHAT NOW? Gay man arrested at gay festival for “booing” right-wing gays

EXCLUSIVE: A gay man says he was arrested by Victoria Police at a gay festival in Melbourne over the weekend for “booing” a gay contingent from the Liberal Party. [READ MORE]

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NEWS

TRUE OPINION: Melbourne’s House of Card-Board

TRUE OPINION: Real, successful criminals – scoundrels who’d happily divest you of your possessions in the most pitiless manner imaginable – rarely carry bags marked ‘swag’, and have their faces covered by a stocking mask. These days, crooks wear suits, have letters after their name and, to all extents and purposes, purport to be respected members of the community. Nowhere is this more evident than in real estate development. [READ MORE]

FRAUD

BALD FACED CON! Convicted fraudster tossed out of Sydney pub owing tens of thousands to bands after ripping off punks & bar staff

EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: A convicted fraudster who once faked his CV so he could unlawfully obtain almost $6 million from high-profile victims and banks is at the centre of a police investigation after being tossed out from running a trendy Sydney pub for failing to pay rent and allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars owed to bands from ticket sales to live music events. [READ MORE]

FRAUD

WHAT A GRUB! Elite Sydney lawyer Victor Berger finally struck off for pilfering money from dying women with dementia despite attempts by powerful friends to save him

An elite Sydney lawyer who parasitically preyed on the vulnerable, elderly and dying has finally been struck off the local legal register despite a Federal MP, two rabbis, a Senior Counsel, businessmen, a company chairman, a chairman of a public company, a solicitor and a retired Supreme Court Judge all providing “character references” and supporting the disgraced solicitor who engaged in widespread fraud and dishonest practices. [READ MORE]