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The Sting; Australia's Plot to Crack a Global Drug Empire

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Melbourne University Publishing
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In a David-and-Goliath-style battle, this account shares the never-before-told story of the ongoing efforts of Australia's most secretive and powerful law enforcement agency to topple the new face of organized crime. Exposing the tech-savvy, billion-dollar empire with tentacles reaching across the worldfrom outlaw motorcycle gangs and powerful Asian crime syndicates to law and government agenciesthis book chronicles criminal, law enforcement, and political tactics through the eyes of the major players: the criminal investigators, the international crime bosses, the senator, the drug cook, and the investigative journalist.

Author Biography

Nick McKenzie is one of Australiaís leading investigative journalists and the recipient of†three Walkley awards. He works for the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald and occasionally reports for ABC TVís Four Corners program.

Table of Contents

Cast of charactersp. vi
Author's notep. ix
Prologuep. xi
December 2006-June 2007p. 1
June 2007-December 2007p. 61
December 2007-August 2009p. 87
August 2009-April 2010p. 181
April 2010-July2011p. 209
Epiloguep. 252
Acknowledgementsp. 256
Indexp. 257
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