Crime gangs lease Australian land from unsuspecting farmers for their illegal crops

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated July 18 2022 - 2:31am, first published July 17 2022 - 10:00pm
LOOK OUT: Criminal gangs have been leasing land from unsuspecting farmers to grow illegal crops like tobacco. Pictures: ATO and AFP.

International criminal gangs have wised up to the advantages of leasing farm land to grow their illegal crops in Australia rather than risk buying the dirt.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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