Nine People Charged Over Multi-Million Dollar Drug Syndicate
Controlled between Sydney and Adelaide
Source: South Australia Police
Nine people allegedly involved in a drug syndicate that laundered millions of dollars as well as trafficking large amounts of cannabis between Sydney and Adelaide have finally appeared in court.
Officers who stopped a semi-trailer at Truro last year found $228,000 in cash and 39 kilograms of cannabis hidden in the side of the trailer.
The alleged ring-leader of the group, Elie Khoury, a 34-year-old man from Wynn Vale is accused of laundering 4 million dollars through a sports betting account.
Officers revealed they broke the case wide-open through telephone intercepts, phone videos and security camera footage.
The case is adjourned until December.
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