Bill Potts comments to Channel 9 regarding the Finks Motor Cycle Club High Court Challenge.
Matthew Killoran & AAP | 09:41am March 14, 2013
FINK’S lawyer Bill Potts says the police application to declare the Gold Coast chapter of the notorious bikie gang a criminal organisation “must inevitably fail”.
The High Court this morning unanimously upheld the Queensland Government’s Criminal Organisation Act, which is intended to prevent members of “criminal” organisations from associating with each other.
Police have already made an application to the Supreme Court to have the Finks declared a criminal organisation, but it was halted when Continue reading Finks Lawyer Says Police Will Fail
Robyn Wuth | 07:24am November 13, 2012 | Gold Coast Bulletin
THE powerful legal team for the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang claims the laws being used against the club are “repugnant” to the judicial process.
A 13-page submission lodged in the High Court of Australia outlines the Finks’ constitutional challenge against moves to have the gang’s Gold Coast chapter and an associated company declared criminal organisations under Queensland’s three-year-old anti-bikie laws. Continue reading Finks Fight for Fair Trial
Leah Fineran | 10:37am October 17, 2012
A FORMER Finks standover man has dodged jail time for extortion, claiming he has now left the “bad influence” of the notorious Gold Coast bikie club.
He admitted that in 2008 he acted as an illegal debt collector, making threats and standing over a Surfers Paradise man for money owed to a failed investment company. Continue reading Former Fink Escapes Prison for Extortion
Tony Keim | From:The Courier-Mail | October 05, 2012 9:58AM
AUSTRALIA’S highest court has granted Finks bikies the right to challenge the validity of controversial Queensland anti-gang laws being used to have them declared a criminal organisation. Continue reading Potts Lawyers Successfully Obtain Leave to Appear Before High Court
Bill Potts explains this Friday’s leave application before the High Court of Australia regarding the Criminal Organisation Act 2009 (Qld).
Jeremy Pierce & Greg Stolz| 17 February, 2012 | The Courier Mail
A culture of fear among police whistle-blowers has emerged as Queensland’s top cop vowed to hunt the source of an alleged police bashing video.
Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson has pledged a “full, thorough and exhaustive” investigation into the alleged bashing of 21-year-old chef Noa Begic in the bowels of the Surfers Paradise police station. Mr Begic had his hands cuffed behind his back when officers were seen kneeing and punching him. Continue reading Whistle-blowers in Fear of Witch-hunts
Luke Royes | 12:09pm February 1, 2012 | Gold Coast Bulletin
A FINKS bikie member who supplied an undercover cop with more than $90,000 worth of ecstasy and speed has been jailed for trafficking methamphetamines and MDMA on the Gold Coast.
Darren James Watson last week pleaded guilty in the Supreme Court in Brisbane to two counts of trafficking and six counts of supplying a dangerous drug and possession of a Mercedes-Benz motorcycle police said was used as part of the offending. Continue reading Finks Bikie Jailed for Drug Trafficking
Finks caught up in mass drug arrests
Greg Stolz & Jeremy Pierce | 29 November, 2011 | The Courier Mail
Two Gold Coast bikie brothers were among more than 30 people arrested after a major police probe into drugs and prostitution.
Finks bikie gang members Kris and Dion Spizzirri were arrested yesterday as part of raids across the state’s southeast. Continue reading Finks Granted Bail on Serous Drug Charges