Monday, May 30, 2005

Corby's father is a convicted drug dealer

Ah is it genetics?
Michael Corby
Family history ... Michael Corby is pictured at home.

SCHAPELLE Corby's father has admitted he was caught with drugs at a similar age to his 27-year-old daughter, but - like her - says the cannabis "wasn't mine".

"I got a $400 fine for about 2g of marijuana which wasn't mine. Some girl had it and they busted the whole joint and I had to go along for the ride," Michael Corby told The Weekend Australian last night.

And six weeks before Ms Corby landed at Bali's Ngurah Rai airport with 4.1kg of marijuana in her bodyboard bag, her half-brother Clinton Rose was locked up in a Queensland jail.

Rose will get out in about four months while Ms Corby will find out in six days whether a Bali court decides to accept the prosecution's recommendation of a life sentence - or worse - or set her free as an unwitting drug mule.

The colourful family history also extends to new friends. As the verdict approaches, tensions within the family have emerged over a deal Ms Corby's self-appointed white knight, Ron Bakir - a discharged bankrupt - has attempted to strike to ensure he gets 50 per cent of proceeds from likely book and film deals arising from her ordeal.

Some family members, including Mr Corby, expressed concern over the proposed profit-sharing arrangement.

The revelations about Mr Corby's brush with the law in the early 1970s and Rose's background come despite the Corby clan repeatedly insisting that no member of the family had a criminal history or was involved with the drug trade.

More: Corby's dad busted for drugs []


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Two GRAMS? In the SEVENTIES? Which proves Schapelle was pushing two thousand times that amount to a foreign country? Jesus you people are stretching your anti-Corby case now.

11:23 AM  
Anonymous hangCorby said...

Yes, she must be hung. Death for Corby!!! It is you who play mate, we just give you back..

5:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

no sir, we're not anti-Corby, we just anti-stupids.

8:10 PM  
Anonymous Kat said...

Now who is "ignorants"? Possession is entirely different to dealing or trafficking. Lies, lies, lies.

Also, what does that mean - she's guilty just by association? Your credibility is getting worse and worse by the moment.

11:22 PM  
Anonymous pik said...

For this time I agree with you Kat, sorry blogmaster :)

But be cool Kat, don't be angry :)

3:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

come on!!! you showed us the picture yourself!! are you blind?!?! unlike his daughter, he is ugly and got no boobs. that alone should have easily proven that while the father is a crack addict, his daughter is 100% innocent!!!

just open your eyes mate!

6:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just watched ganja queen. Obvious to anybody that has a brain that the whole family knew the truth. She took the fall. And they ALL knew.

3:08 PM  

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