Gangland lawyer turned police informant says she has been forced to live overseas due to fear for her and her children’s safetyGangland lawyer turned police informer Nicola Gobbo says she has been “snookered by Victoria police”, forced to live in an undisclosed overseas location because she fears for her and her children’s lives.Gobbo’s longest registration as police informer “Lawyer X” was from 2005 until 2009, when she turned on some of her most high-profile clients, including drug trafficker Tony Mokbel and underworld murderer Carl Williams. In July, Gobbo’s former client Faruk Orman was released from jail after a 12-year sentence when his criminal conviction was overturned, with Gobbo’s informing found to have led to a substantial miscarriage of justice. Continue reading...
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