Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Slow loris viral video refugees seek new life at Perth Zoo after trafficking threat

Updated May 07, 2018 18:18:30 Perth Zoo’s newest arrivals may have narrowly avoided a bleak future of social media stardom. The two slow lorises — a three-and-a-half-year-old male and 10-year-old female — have spent the past month in quarantine, after leaving their home at Singapore Zoo. Not much is known …

Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson arrested, charged with drug trafficking, possession

Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson arrested, charged with drug trafficking, possession

Updated May 01, 2018 16:42:50 Photo: Mark Thompson left football in 2014 after coaching Essendon for one season. (AAP: Joe Castro) Former AFL champion and premiership-winning coach Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson has been charged with drug trafficking and possession. The 54-year-old was arrested and charged almost five months after police executed …

SA police officer jailed for trafficking drugs after claiming it was ‘a victimless crime’

SA police officer jailed for trafficking drugs after claiming it was ‘a victimless crime’

Posted April 26, 2018 17:21:43 A former South Australian police officer has been jailed for at least 18 months for drug trafficking while she was a member of the force. The court heard 28-year-old Hayley May Greenwood told the author of a home detention report being prepared for the court …

Canberra cafe owner charged with drug trafficking ‘boasted’ about lavish lifestyle ‘incompatible’ with income

Canberra cafe owner charged with drug trafficking ‘boasted’ about lavish lifestyle ‘incompatible’ with income

Updated April 23, 2018 18:34:35 Photo: Brendan Leigh Baker, 26, is facing a string of drug trafficking and importation charges. (Facebook) The social media lifestyle of one of five men charged over a “significant” drug trafficking operation in Canberra was “incompatible” with his reported income, police claim. Five men, including …

Smallville actress Allison Mack charged over alleged role in sex trafficking case

Smallville actress Allison Mack charged over alleged role in sex trafficking case

Updated April 21, 2018 20:55:50 Photo: Prosecutors accuse Mack of recruiting women to a sexually exploitative cult-like organisation. (Supplied: Imdb) TwActress Allison Mack, best known for her role as Clark Kent’s confidant Chloe in the television series Smallville, was arrested on Friday (local time) on charges of sex trafficking and …

Vietnamese teen’s escape from the China trafficking trade that sold her mother

Vietnamese teen’s escape from the China trafficking trade that sold her mother

By freelance correspondent Zoe Osborne Posted April 21, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: So (right) with her sister My and My’s daughter Summer. (ABC News: Zoe Osborne) When So was 13, she was stolen from her Vietnamese mountain town and sold in China. Just months before, her mother Do had sold herself …