Brothers (Large Print)
Justice, Corruption and the Mickelbergs
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About the Book
When somebody swindled the Perth Mint out of gold worth more than half a million dollars - local police thought they had the culprits. The Mickelberg brothers, Ray, Peter and Brian, were their prime suspects. Already accused of defrauding millionaire Alan Bond by manufacturing a phony gold nugget, the Mickelbergs were tried and convicted despite the fact that the gold was never found. For more than 28 years Australia watched as the Mickelbergs fought to prove their innocence. Brothers is a gripping account of a courtroom drama that titillated the public during an era of crooked cops and corporate fraud. Along the way Brian Mickelberg lost his life in a mysterious aircraft crash and two corrupt officers met violent and untimely ends.
About the Author
Dr. Antonio Buti was educated at the University of Western Australia, Australian National University, Oxford University and Yale Law School. He is the Member for Armadale in the Western Australian Parliament. Prior to his election to parliament in 2010 he lectured in law at the University of Western Australia (where he retains an honorary position). He has written books, articles and other publications on the stolen generations , British child migrants, human rights and sports law. A four - time competitor in the Concours International de Plaidoiries in Caen, France, Dr Buti has also co - produced and co - directed a documentary on racial vilification in sport and he is a moderator of hypotheticals.
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