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Gangland figure Zlate Cvetanovski acquitted after drugs conviction quashed due to Lawyer X scandal – ABC News

Zlate Cvetanovski becomes the second person to have his conviction overturned in the wake of the Lawyer X scandal, after Victorian prosecutors say it would be “unjust”…



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Gangland figure Zlate Cvetanovski, who spent close to a decade behind bars after criminal barrister Nicola Gobbo convinced a key witness to incriminate him, has become the second person to be acquitted over the Lawyer X scandal.
Key points:

  • Mr Cvetanovski had served almost 10 years in jail on drug charges
  • Justice Chris Maxwell said there had been a substantial miscarriage of justice
  • The court found Ms Gobbo had persuaded a witness known as Mr Cooper to incriminate Mr Cvetanovski

Victorian prosecutors…

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