WA Labor took cash donation from drug trafficker

Sep 5th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald: The Western Australian Labor Party received $2000 four years ago from a Sydney businessman and property developer convicted of conspiring to supply over $100,000 worth of drugs - raising fresh questions about political donations.

The donation was made via a small company, Noble Capital Pty Ltd, which is owned by Sydney businessman Joseph Prestia, who was arrested by the Australian Crime Commission in September 2002 over a conspiracy to supply 68 kilograms of marijuana.

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