August 2020

Published a story 13th Aug 2020 8:11 AM

A man accused of being part of a child abduction syndicate let fly on Facebook calling supreme court officials “w--kers” and “pedo pricks” a court has heard.

‘W--kers’: Accused child abductor’s spray on Facebook

A man accused of being part of a child abduction syndicate let fly on Facebook calling supreme court officials “w--kers” and “pedo pricks” a court has heard.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 4:27 PM

A restaurateur previously linked to top venues has been fined $40,000 for signing off on botched bookkeeping, which short-changed the tax office about $90,000.

Restaurateur fined $40k over botched bookkeeping

A restaurateur previously linked to top venues has been fined $40,000 for signing off on botched bookkeeping, which short-changed the tax office about $90,000.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 4:06 PM

A pensioner who crafted a fake gun out of duct tape to pull off a chilling armed robbery claims his DNA was only found at the crime scene for an odd reason.

Duct tape gun robber’s wild DNA claims

A pensioner who crafted a fake gun out of duct tape to pull off a chilling armed robbery claims his DNA was only found at the crime scene for an odd reason.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 1:19 PM

A real estate agent who hoodwinked a Brisbane realty company out of $87,000 spent the money on drugs and gambling, a court has heard.

Real estate agent’s $87k fraud exposed

A real estate agent who hoodwinked a Brisbane realty company out of $87,000 spent the money on drugs and gambling, a court has heard.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 3:04 PM

Child abuse videos found on a cryptocurrency marketing manager’s computer were so grotesque police could not classify all of them, a court has been told.

Child abuse videos so bad police ‘could not watch them’

Child abuse videos found on a cryptocurrency marketing manager’s computer were so grotesque police could not classify all of them, a court has been told.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 4:39 PM

A man who sexually assaulted a terrified woman during a brazen and unprovoked attack on a train hoped she was consenting because she did not stop him.

Government worker in court over ‘brazen’ train assault

A man who sexually assaulted a terrified woman during a brazen and unprovoked attack on a train hoped she was consenting because she did not stop him.

July 2020

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 1:08 PM

A Volunteer of the Year recipient who falsely claimed $85,000 in social welfare benefits deceived Centrelink for almost a decade, a court has heard.

Volunteer of the Year jailed for Centrelink fraud

A Volunteer of the Year recipient who falsely claimed $85,000 in social welfare benefits deceived Centrelink for almost a decade, a court has heard.

Published a story 21st Jul 2020 3:05 PM

A child sex offender has been released from prison, despite admitting that he had been violent towards his ex-partner.

Child raping DV thug walking our streets again

A child sex offender has been released from prison, despite admitting that he had been violent towards his ex-partner.

Published a story 20th Jul 2020 12:25 PM

The father and stepmother accused of murdering disabled toddler Willow Dunn are facing new charges of child cruelty, a court has been told.

Willow’s dad, stepmother facing cruelty charges

The father and stepmother accused of murdering disabled toddler Willow Dunn are facing new charges of child cruelty, a court has been told.

Published a story 17th Jul 2020 7:24 AM

A man found guilty of killing another man with a rock is appealing his conviction, with his barrister claiming the verdict was “unsafe and unsatisfactory”.

Killer who beat man to death with rock fights conviction

A man found guilty of killing another man with a rock is appealing his conviction, with his barrister claiming the verdict was “unsafe and unsatisfactory”.

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