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Clean Zlate: Mokbel trafficker’s conviction quashed in wake of Gobbo scandal – The Age

The conviction of a drug trafficker linked to the Mokbel cartel has been quashed in the Court of Appeal.

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The 54-year-old, who was granted bail in May, appealed his conviction for trafficking in a large commercial quantity of the drug ice amid concerns his case had been corrupted by the actions of his former barrister, Nicola Gobbo, known as Lawyer X and Informer 3838 for her role as a double agent and police informer.
Justices Chris Maxwell, David Beach and Mark Weinberg said the failure of Victoria Police to discloseMs Gobbo’s role and that secret payments were made to the key witness against Mr Cvetanovski…

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