The surge of violence in Victoria's illicit tobacco market

Over the past eight months, more than 30 tobacco stores in Victoria have fallen victim to a series of fire bombings due to a burgeoning turf war.


Marta Pascual Juanola is a crime reporter for The Age, and has written a series of stories on Victoria's illegal tobacco industry.


She joins us on this episode of Australian True Crime to talk about the increasing violence in this industry, and the surprisingly big players involved.


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Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 

Guest: Marta Pascual Juanola

Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard

This episode contains audio grabs from Channel 9 News.


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