CRIME CULTURE: Journalist and author Jesse Fink spent two years of his life interviewing and befriending Luis Navia, one of the biggest cocaine traffickers in US history. A journey of redemption followed and an extraordinary untold story from one of the most hostile industries on earth. April Shepherd talked to both for True Crime News Weekly.
FEATURE: Australia has a problem with violence, specifically violence against women. As Victoria surges through its second COVID-19 lockdown the implications for those living in abuse is dire. Where can victims find safety when confined to their home and how has lockdown affected those living in family violence? April Shepherd with this investigation.
EXCLUSIVE: She’s the News Corp scribe who likes to pretend she broke the Barnaby Joyce affair story four months after True Crime News Weekly did so, but Daily Telegraph journalist Sharri Markson is now at the centre of her own sleazy sex scandal after calling in defamation lawyers against a prison-hardened, maverick online journalist who has only just been released from the slammer. Our publisher, Serkan Ozturk, reports.
EXCLUSIVE: In the first part of a special investigation, True Crime News Weekly takes a look at why long accused sexual predators such as Liberal Party heavyweight Robert Doyle are allowed to get away with their alleged misconduct and possible crimes for so long, even in the face of a litany of complaints stretching back 40 years and involving claims of sexual abuse against schoolgirls and the alleged drugging of women. Our Melbourne correspondent Gary Johnston reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Having escaped justice for decades, the long-time suspected paedophile, Robert William Symonds, also known as ‘Mother Goose’, has finally been brought to account after being found guilty of child abuse charges by an Adelaide court. True Crime News Weekly publisher, Serkan Ozturk, reports.
EXCLUSIVE: In an explosive political revelation where salacious and illicit misconduct meets with good old-fashioned corruption, True Crime News Weekly can now reveal that recently fired Australian Border Force chief, Roman Quaedvlieg, was conducting a clandestine sexual affair and giving out subsequent job favours to a young woman while wild rumours swirled it was his god-daughter.
EXCLUSIVE: Some Indigenous residents of the Western Australian goldfields town of Kalgoorlie are not happy with The Goldfields Land and Sea Council with claims of local infighting and self-interest having taken root. True Crime News Weekly correspondent Gary Johnston gingerly wades into the troubles.
EXCLUSIVE: He was unceremoniously dumped from a Queensland Council after revealing what he claimed was a secret $170 million slush fund hidden to the public by bureaucrats, but former Fraser Coast Mayor, Chris Loft, says he won’t be taking his sacking lying down despite the Labor State Government using all its might to trample his political dreams and his reputation.
EXCLUSIVE: Nationals Senator Matt Canavan has refused to comment on growing rumours that he may be intimately involved in the Barnaby Joyce baby scandal after the former Deputy PM publicly claimed there was a “grey area” concerning the paternity of the unborn child being carried by his new partner, and former media adviser, Vikki Campion. It comes as more information has been revealed to True Crime News Weekly suggesting Mr Joyce’s so-called belief in ‘family values’ has been a long-running public con.
When even the lawyers and judges making money from the justice system and its ever-revolving door of drug offenders no longer strongly believe in the laws they are meant to be prosecuting, is it time to start getting real and dealing with the absurdity that is the prohibition of drugs, wonders True Crime News Weekly columnist Miles Hunt.
EXCLUSIVE: News Corp have remained silent on a possible alcohol and cocaine culture prevalent within its management ranks after a senior Sky News executive pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife last week and was ordered by a court to stay away from her while under the influence of booze and other drugs.