Organised Crime Groups Are Involved With Some Of Australia’s Biggest Freight Firms

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Intelligence gathered in multiple policing probes has found leading Australian freight, logistics, and transport firms are being infiltrated by organised crime groups and bikies to import drugs and illegal tobacco then distribute them around Australia.

The information comes as Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw will on Wednesday reveal that the cracking of the encrypted An0m app used by criminals has led to the arrest of 29 “trusted insiders”, including people working in “freight forwarding and logistics companies, couriers, trucking firms” and at “ports, airports and mail centres”.

Read the full article at The Age.

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