Man arrested over murder of gangland figure Richard Mladenich
Police have arrested underworld figure Thomas "Little Tommy" Ivanovic over the high-profile gangland murder of Richard Mladenich 19 years ago. Mladenich was shot dead by a lone gunman inside room 18 of the Esquire Motel in St Kilda about 3.30am on May 16, 2000.The Age has been told Ivanovic, who was recently released from Barwon maximum security prison over the murder of a motorcyclist in a road rage incident in 2002, was arrested on Moreland Road, Brunswick West about 11am on Wednesday.
A man who was arrested over a gangland shooting in Melbourne but was charged over a car insurance scam aske Thomas "Little Tommy" Ivanovic, 44, appeared briefly in the Sunshine Magistrates' Court on Friday accused of obtaining property by deception after he allegedly damaged
A man who allegedly conned an Australian pensioner out of ,000 in an online dating scam has appeared in court charged with deception, the country’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday. “The man was brought to court in Ibadan yesterday (Wednesday) for conspiracy and obtaining the sum of
A man initially arrested for questioning over a fatal Melbourne gangland shooting but who has since been charged over a car insurance scam wants to know if anyone else is accused in his case.
Thomas "Little Tommy" Ivanovic appeared briefly in Sunshine Magistrates Court accused of obtaining property by deception.
The 44-year-old, who is legally known as Tomislav Ivanovic, allegedly damaged two cars and claimed $15,000 from an insurance company.
Cell mate of murdered gangland killer Carl Williams is charged over the cold case slaying of Richard Mladenich
A jailhouse chum of gangland killer Carl Williams has been charged over a historic underworld crime. 'Little’ Tommy Ivanovic, known as ‘The Gun’, had been in the room when Williams was killed in prison by Matthew Johnson on April 19, 2010.On Wednesday, he was arrested over the murder of Richard Mladenich, who is believed to have been one of Williams' first hired hit jobs. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Little’ Tommy Ivanovic, known as ‘The Gun’, had been in the room when Williams was killed in prison by Matthew Johnson (pictured) on April 19, 2010.
A man is expected to face a Brisbane court over the death of a Queensland woman who vanished after visiting a sick relative. Shae Francis had moved to Hervey Bay from Victoria with her partner. Credit:Facebook. He's accused of manslaughter, interfering with a corpse and stealing.
The clerk of the court told Fellows the three offences could only be dealt with at a crown court . Chair of the bench, Maureen Lewis, remanded the defendant into custody to appear at Liverpool Crown He was blasted four times by an assassin wearing "military-style" clothing for the apparent gangland hit.
"Are there any co-accused?" Ivanovic asked via videolink on Friday.
"We'll be getting that information," his lawyer Anthony Condello replied.
His lawyer is seeking telephone intercept transcripts, text messages and multimedia messages to be provided to him by December.
"He conveyed to me he is certainly keen to progress this matter as quickly as possible," Mr Condello told the court.
Ivanovic also sought medical treatment for a broken finger, the court was told.
Ivanovic was arrested last week in connection to the May 2000 shooting death of Richard Mladenich, a former bodyguard of gangland figure Carl Williams.
Gobbo planned to rat on 'infatuated' Gatto
Lawyer X Nicola Gobbo was secretly cosying up to gangland identity Mick Gatto while sharing intelligence about him with police. Lawyer Nicola Gobbo was cosying up to gangland figure Mick Gatto in the hope she could drum up business and build her reputation among crooks.At least that's what he would have thought. But behind his back she was plotting with police to rat on him and his 'Carlton Crew' gang, feeding intelligence to handlers in what she described as a "golden opportunity" to inform.In one conversation in 2007 Ms Gobbo told handlers Mr Gatto was "infatuated" with her and really enjoyed her company.
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A man questioned over a deadly Melbourne gangland shooting has been charged lodging a scam car insurance claim. A Victorian man has been jailed for at least two-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met at a party in regional Victoria .
The 37-year-old was shot dead at St Kilda's Esquire Motel.
Police said Ivanovic would be questioned over the killing but has not been charged.
Mr Mladenich's brother was part of a public appeal for information in July to try and catch the killer.
"I have not had a decent day for 19 years thinking about what could have happened to my brother," he said at the time.
"He left a heartbroken mother, a brother and a family. He didn't deserve what he got. He was a good family member ... he was a thug to a certain degree."
The family was unaware of his gangland associations.
Ivanovic made no application for bail.
The accused fraudster will next appear via video link for a contest mention in January.
Private health insurance is 'a campaign of misrepresentation' .
Medical Technology Association of Australia CEO Ian Burgess says private health insurance is “a campaign of misrepresentation” and is “purely for the purposes of trying to get another round of premium increases”. Mr Burgess said “it’s not a good look” that the ‘big three’ are increasing their rates and blaming inflated medical device costs for raising prices, leaving “people questioning the value of their private health insurance”.Medical Technology Association of Australia have claimed the overall cost of medical devices to private health insurers has actually gone backwards.