Fears people will be killed as fb ‘snitch’ web page names alleged informants

lengthy-TIME Glitter Strip figures say someone will ‘become in a body bag’ over a virtual vigilante’s fb web page purporting to call alleged Gold Coast police informants.
the brand new social media page, which names and shames high-profile bikies and other nearby identities as alleged snitches, thieves, gold diggers, difficult drug customers and girls bashers, has created a “massive stir” among the inner-town underbelly seeing that acting weeks ago.
Run anonymously below the fake call “John Hicks”, the web page consists of more than one photos of bikies, strippers and bouncers.
“a person goes to come to be in a frame bag basically,” an insider informed the Gold Coast Bulletin final night time.
A virtual vigilante is going for walks a facebook web page naming and shaming alleged Gold Coast police informants — and police are warning it can have “critical ramifications for numerous human beings”.
A virtual vigilante is strolling a fb page naming and shaming alleged Gold Coast police informants — and police are warning it can have “serious ramifications for a variety of human beings”.supply:Getty pics
“It has caused a big stir and guys up on there are actual hardcore. In terms of any of them being police informants that could be a quite massive deal.”
The page turned into shut down after approximately per week of launching, handiest to restart some days in the past.
A nightclub worker listed on the web page as a “regarded police informant” informed the Bulletin he turned into a “straight shooter” and now not an informant and was giggling it off.
but he introduced the page host changed into gambling with hearth given a number of the people being published approximately: “once they find out whoever it’s miles they are going to be in pretty deep s — t.”
The page’s main profile photograph is a white message on a black heritage, telling people to “comply with for the Gold Coast biggest gronks”. The web page has extra than two hundred ‘friends’.
Police urged who ever was behind the page to prevent posting and close it down right now.
“Whoever is doing it might be properly recommended to rethink pulling it down,” Gold Coast performing senior sergeant Scott Burness stated, adding it became a crime to publicly identify a police informant.
“What is probably a bit of a comic story to them should have some critical ramifications for quite a few people,” Mr Burness stated.
but, the person at the back of the page has shown little difficulty about being stuck, publishing a image of movie stars laughing with the words: “whilst someone asks me to do away with a photo due to the fact they’re offended”.
A submit on the facebook web page past due closing week additionally advised: “PM us the dust on humans and we will put up it as long as we will lower back it up”.
another publish at the same day study: “Recieving (sic) all these threatening messages about finding us and killing us, who says had been even at the gold coast”.
The Gold Coast Bulletin yesterday contacted the individual in the back of the page thru facebook, but they did not respond.