Canberra Lawyer and Accountant arrested, accused of facilitating organized crime


A Canberra Lawyer and an accountant with links to organized crime have been arrested after a series of search warrants were executed in the Capital.

A 47 year old man was arrested after a law firm was raided in Civic and a 54 year old accountant associated with the lawyer was also arrested.

Police allege the men were facilitating organized crime and had met on numerous occasions.

They’ll be charged with with money laundering offences.

Detective Superintendent Scott Moller says the arrest is a big win for Police and the community.