CRIME CULTURE

“YOU NEVER FORGET THE SMELL OF A DEAD BODY”! Veteran forensic cleaner exposes how fiction GLORIFIES her job, reveals she was once ATTACKED by MURDERER who came back to the scene

EXCLUSIVE: Forensic cleaner Lee Iordanidis loves what she does but believes that the media’s portrayal of her job is very different to the grisly reality. It’s a profession which has seen her attacked by a murderer, stabbed with a syringe, and having to clean up after a child’s suicide. Nour Ahmad reports.

MEDIA & POLITICS

HIGH DEFINITION EPL SCAM! Optus under fire over “exceptional detail” for Premier League coverage with nearly NOBODY able to watch in 1080 HD while charging almost DOUBLE

EXCLUSIVE: Sports fans are fuming at Optus over its lack of full HD viewing options for the English Premier League while almost doubling subscription prices. The ACCC is now considering whether any action may be necessary against the telco if it doesn’t soon get its act together. Serkan Ozturk reports.

MEDIA & POLITICS

“I’M NOT A RIGHT-WING SHOCK JOCK”! StarterFM radio host Marcus Paul opens up about his move from commercial to independent radio after being FIRED by 2SM for “INSENSITIVE” Charlise Mutten quiz

EXCLUSIVE: Former 2SM radio host, Marcus Paul, has revealed he was left angry and disappointed by his sacking and believes he was held to a different standard by commercial radio bosses due to his modern takes. Paul now hosts his own StarterFM radio show and this week opened up about the challenges and freedoms that come with working for independent media. Nour Ahmad reports.

CREEPS

PARTEY ENDS FOR ARSENAL COVER-UP! Thomas Partey ARRESTED over RAPE but allowed to fly to USA as ‘Filthy Gylfi’ let go by Everton

EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal star Thomas Partey has been arrested over the rape of two different women but has not been suspended by his world-famous football club and instead been allowed to fly with his teammates to the United States for a preseason tour. The revelations come as fellow Premier League footballer and accused child sex offender, Gylfi Sigurdsson, has been let go by his club Everton who are soon to tour Australia. Serkan Ozturk reports.

FRAUD

“HATEFUL MESSAGES DELETED”! Cover-up alleged over MYSTERIOUS DEATH of Gina Rinehart’s bodyguard and Paladin director, Jeremiah John Rouwhorst

EXCLUSIVE: A source close to Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, has claimed that the mining boss deleted text messages believed to have caused the family bodyguard’s mysterious death. The bodyguard, who was a director of the shady Dutton-funded Paladin group even after his death, is believed to have taken his own life after receiving the messages from Rinehart’s own daughter Ginia. Nour Ahmad reports.

CREEPS

“THE POLICE LAUGHED AT ME”! Qld mum speaks out after withdrawn COVID fine results in VIOLENT & ABUSIVE ex-husband gaining custody of children

EXCLUSIVE: Queensland teacher, Anna-Marie Stancombe, was punished with a COVID-19 infringement two years ago for refusing to answer a police officer’s personal questions while on the road. This incident was later used in Family Court to grant custody of her children to her violent and abusive ex-husband. Despite the fine eventually being withdrawn and police apologising for their actions, she still does not have access to her children. Nour Ahmad reports.

CREEPS

“UNNECESSARILY HARSH”! Sacked Labor adviser Pierce Field considers further legal action after Fair Work Commission finds Kristina Keneally’s decision to fire him over texts to BILLIONAIRE Craig Laundy was unfair

EXCLUSIVE: The “MeToo vigilante” Pierce Field has stood by his decision to confront former Liberal MP Craig Laundy over sexual misconduct allegations following a recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission. The Commission found that Field’s dismissal by then-Labor Senator Kristina Keneally following a phone call from Laundy was unnecessarily harsh, and awarded him compensation. Nour Ahmad reports.

MEDIA & POLITICS

NSW POLICE WON’T DENY FIXATED PERSONS UNIT BECAME A ‘POLITICAL GOON SQUAD’! Changes flagged for CONTROVERSIAL unit but questions linger

EXCLUSIVE: NSW Police have promised sweeping changes to the remit of the controversial Fixated Persons Investigations Unit in light of several highly publicised and embarrassing incidents which gave rise to concerns it was a “political goon squad” used to shut down opponents and whistleblowers truthfully speaking about political and police corruption. Nour Ahmad reports.

ASSAULTS & BASHINGS

PETER’S ‘PERFECT’ CRIME? V8 Hall of Famer and Australian sporting icon Peter Brock revealed as key suspect in the unsolved 1977 Easey Street murders

EXCLUSIVE: It can be revealed that a prime suspect into the infamous and unsolved Easey Street Murders is none other than the ‘King of the Mountain’ and one of Australia’s most beloved sport stars, the now-deceased Peter Brock. Pierce Field investigates the cover-up and corruption protecting one of Australia’s most infamous wife-bashers and his alleged role in the brutal stabbing of his former lover and her best friend.

FAMILY VIOLENCE

WHEN VICTIMS KILL! Teen repeatedly STRUCK, KILLED father with axe to defend younger sister, ACQUITTED by jury & CONGRATULATED by detective who arrested him

EXCLUSIVE: In 1953, 19-year-old Peter John Beadman killed his father in the family’s Punchbowl home by striking him four times with an axe. The following year he would be acquitted by a jury who heard that the father was choking Beadman’s younger sister at the time of the slaying. Nour Ahmad reports.

CRIME CULTURE

THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND GRIEF! One man’s non-fiction narrative of his brother’s outback murder

EXCLUSIVE: The grieving brother of WA outback murder victim, Raymond Kehlet, is speaking out following the state DPP’s decision not to prosecute the killing. Dave Kehlet tells Nour Ahmad how the disappointing investigation inspired him to create a literary newsletter and Facebook group where he conducts his own inquiry into what happened that fateful day.

INVESTIGATIONS

CENTRELINK SUICIDE SHAME! The deeply tragic link between welfare, being unemployed and Australia’s national suicide rate

EXCLUSIVE: It’s the deeply shameful secret Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government won’t talk about and doesn’t want you to know. Yet the details are all there hidden in official statistics and expert research: that Australia’s national suicide rate is heavily linked to unemployment and the fear of ending up on Centrelink. It’s the tragic tale of how a welfare system became a “mental illness factory”. Serkan Ozturk investigates.

INVESTIGATIONS

ISRAEL OR AUSTRALIA? The Liberal Party’s Obsession with Zionism

EXCLUSIVE: Are accusations of anti-Semitism being weaponised by certain political parties to tar their opponents? True Crime News Weekly hit the streets of the blue-ribbon electorate of Wentworth in Sydney’s east to take a look at claims that Zionism has been consistently used by the Liberal party in attempts to secure the Jewish vote, whether the Jewish vote actually matters, and how annoying it is that we have to speak about Zionism every local election. Yael Grunseit investigates.