Woman charged over the laundering of more than $200,000, NSW

A woman has been charged following an investigation into the alleged criminal activity of a group operating in Sydney’s west, NSW Police say.

In November 2017, detectives from the Criminal Groups Squad established Strike Force Wolgun to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs and related organised crime offences in the Western Sydney area.

As a result of their inquiries, three search warrants were executed at homes across Sydney’s west on Thursday 5 July 2018.

Four people – aged 23, 28, 30, and 40 – were arrested and charged at that time. A fifth man, aged 25, was arrested and charged on Tuesday 7 August 2018. They all remain before the courts.

Following further inquiries, strike force detectives arrested a 29-year-old woman at Bankstown Police Station about 9am yesterday (Tuesday 13 November 2018).

The Villawood woman was charged with participate criminal group contribute criminal activity and deal with proceeds of crime.

Police will allege in court that the woman was involved in the laundering of more than $200,000 and assisting with coordinating members of the criminal group.

She was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Bankstown Local Court on Tuesday 5 December 2018.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information in relation to prohibited drug supply is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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