They couldn't shoot holes in Fred's story.
So they shot holes in Fred instead.
John Desmond "Fred" Gordon was the star prosecution witness in Operation T-Bone. He rejected police pleas to go into witness protection, punting that he could live longer on the street than in a safe house. He lost the bet. Every day criminals and police make life and death decisions that affect us all.
This is Australia's underbelly.
Whoops - sorry, so far I've not added any other entries about this book to the website (yet).