TRUE OPINION: About 70 women in total are believed to have been murdered by men, largely by their male partners or former partners in domestic violence incidents, in Australia during all of last year. It’s time we call out family violence against women as the national security problem it is, writes Tim Kent.
GOING TO HELL! Found guilty of hideous crimes this week but media banned from revealing truth about high-profile Australian criminal with mass following
ANALYSIS: One of Australia’s highest profile individuals with a worldwide reputation and a mass following has this week been found guilty of committing awful, heinous crimes. While several overseas media publications are now reporting the news, the nation’s local media is forbidden from revealing even the barest of details in what is one of the biggest outcomes in Australian criminal legal history. True Crime News Weekly’s Melbourne correspondent, Gary Johnston, reports on this travesty of open justice in the digital age.
BABY-FACED CRIMINAL COP OUT ON BAIL! NSW Police officer Scott John Brotherton guilty of assaulting three victims but child rape charges withdrawn
EXCLUSIVE: Senior Constable Scott John Brotherton has this month pleaded guilty to assaulting three different people. However, a number of child sexual assault charges, including rape, have been withdrawn against the baby-faced serving NSW Police officer. True Crime News Weekly publisher, Serkan Ozturk, reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Six years ago, the son of one of Sydney’s most wealthy and powerful real estate agents ran a red light without slowing down and then almost killed an innocent woman crossing the road, before attempting to flee. It’s an incident which would usually be reported on by many journalists. But in a city addicted to real estate speculation and property development, there are suggestions the media helped shut down the story. True Crime News Weekly publisher, Serkan Ozturk, reports.
EXCLUSIVE: A high-profile Melbourne barrister and member of the Victorian Bar, Peter H Clarke, is currently under police investigation while a restraining order has also been sought against the lawyer following an alleged homophobic assault last December, a day before new laws were enacted in Australia allowing gay people to get married.
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.
TRUE OPINION: The Victorian Government has announced it will spend $345 million over three years on almost 500 new cells to deal with the state’s overcrowded jail system and increasing prison population. True Crime News Weekly correspondent Gary Johnston wonders whether throwing hundreds of millions of dollars into a failed system is a wise move.
TRUE OPINION: There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati.
He was the “star” tabloid reporter who appeared regularly on television screens and was known to audiences for having “doggedly pursued child sex offenders”. But A Current Affair reporter, Ben McCormack, now finds himself right alongside the perps he once chased with camera in tow having been arrested over child abuse material.
A depraved husband and wife paedophile couple have been sentenced to life in prison in the United States for their vile attacks on numerous children that spanned almost a decade.
EXCLUSIVE: A male nurse has had his registration cancelled amid fears he “poses a substantial risk to the health of members of the public” after he pestered a suicidal married female patient for sex with hundreds of text messages while she was admitted to hospital for a litany of serious mental health concerns.