Episodes
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that occurred in 2006, when a 32-year old Fijian-born Mosese Cava cut ties with his family without explanation. In March 2020, police began searching for the one-time DJ and made an unexpected and remarkable discovery. Senior Constable Brandon Lim and investigative journalist Adam Shand investigate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that forensic evidence removes any doubt as to who killed Mary Wallace. A suspect Robert John Adams is convicted but, claiming his innocence, does not reveal the location of Mary’s body. Police are appealing for public assistance to bring her home.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand uncovers that whilst building a case Jones is re-examining mysterious letters to police from 1983/84 for clues. Did the killer hoax the police with a bogus burial site? Investigators comb new potential crime scenes and another murder investigation yields a breakthrough. Adam Shand investigates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings of a 2008 case, where Nicole Jones from the Unsolved Homicide Squad is re-opening a cold case and returns to the original files and exhibits collected by her predecessors with startling results.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand uncovers that Bill Roach’s body has never been found despite information that he was killed on a remote farm. His remains were allegedly hidden in a deep waterhole before finally being burnt and buried at another location. Symons goes right back to Roach’s childhood to understand his final days. Journalist Adam Shand investigates.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand uncovers that Bill Roach’s body has never been found despite information that he was killed on a remote farm. His remains were allegedly hidden in a deep waterhole before finally being burnt and buried at another location. Symons goes right back to Roach’s childhood to understand his final days.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand returns to Tasmania to find that Lucille’s brother Jimmy learns he has terminal cancer and travels to confront his sister’s alleged killer Geoffrey Charles Hunt once and for all. Having learned that Tasmania Police have shelved Lucille’s case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that occurred in July 2015. Amid news of a breakthrough in the case, an excavation begins on a site where Lucille's remains are alleged to have been dumped. Questions are asked when it's discovered that police have known of the location since 1976.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that there is enough evidence to bring Geoffrey Hunt in for questioning over the murder of Lucille.  Armed with reams of new circumstantial evidence, investigators probe Hunt for four hours. They prove he is a liar but can they pin a murder on him? Journalist Adam Shand investigates.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that the police have delved into the background of a new suspect and re-interview witnesses from the past. They find new sources who were never interviewed by the original investigators. And  a confession that was never acted upon comes to light.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings of a case which took place in 1969, a 20 year old woman Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Hobart. Police believe she is a runaway who will return and fail to respond adequately for weeks. Eventually, a suspect is identified but he is not charged.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand investigates the case of year 12 student Passy Reyes who left her family’s home on Sydney’s Northern Beaches early one winter morning in 2001. Many believe she took her own life. Her family disagrees and awaits Passy’s return. Detective Senior Sergeant Jason Ferns investigates.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand uncovers that facing a contempt of court charge if she didn’t give evidence to the Royal Commission, Lawyer X makes a surprise appearance. Finally, Nicola Gobbo would explain to the world her motivation for becoming a double-dealing snitch.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand uncovers that former Chief Commissioner Simon Overland fronts the Lawyer X Royal Commission and tells of a “toxic co-dependency” between Victoria Police and Lawyer X.  The glittering prize has become a millstone that sinks the careers and reputations of senior police.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that Gobbo helps a pathological liar to claim credit for the 2003 murder of “vampire gigolo” Shane Chartres Abbott. Senior police ignore evidence the testimony and a $30 million investigation ends in failure.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that Gobbo helped police take down drug baron Tony Mokbel then betrays a client involved with the Calabrian mafia in the world’s largest importation of ecstasy. However, at the height of her success as an informer, Lawyer X begins to unravel.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that Gobbo turned a key ally of gangland mass murderer Carl Williams against him and a string of hitmen follow suit. Victoria Police seems to have ended the bloodshed on the streets that claimed more than 30 lives but ultimately some convictions may be unsafe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that drug barons and corrupt police were running riot in the early 2000s but Victoria Police had a secret weapon, a criminal barrister prepared to betray her clients, lovers and associates. This double agent was playing a deadly game.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that the most expensive police investigation in Victoria's history ends in failure.  The trauma of the events of 2002/3 continues to play out in 2017. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that Mark Perry is captured after seven years on the run and faces trial with Ange Goussis and Warren Shea. Prosecutors try to fit Perry's alleged role in the murder with the Author's evidence and end up with two different and conflicting messages.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that a $1 million bounty is placed on Mark Perry's head amid a global manhunt.  Police trawl through Shane's client list and find some new clues.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that "The Author" claimed a former policeman David Waters and a serving cop Peter Lalor and others helped to plan the murder of Shane.  Under political pressure, police try to prove the allegations which are stoutly denied.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that three years after the murder, an inmate "The Author" confesses that he killed Shane and begins to name his accomplices. Adam Shand investigates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that on the day Shane is due to give evidence in his trial, he is intercepted outside his house and shot down in cold blood. The murder investigation begins.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21
Real crime investigator Adam Shand reports on findings that police have tracked Shane from Penny's hotel room to a brothel where more bizarre practices unfold but this time Shane is on the receiving end.  More questions emerge about the events in Room 307 and whether the victim is telling the whole story. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/14/21