Royal commissioner describes identities speculated about since police revealed ‘Informer 3838’ not their only source

A court clerk, two legal secretaries, a solicitor, a former solicitor, a “self-proclaimed legal adviser” and a lawyer who has since died all acted as police informants or community sources while police fought to prevent the identification of the Melbourne gangland source Lawyer X, a royal commission has heard.

Commissioner Margaret McMurdo described the positions of the six informants in a bid to combat “misinformation” about their identities, which have been the subject of intense gossip and speculation in legal fraternities and the media since Victoria police revealed that Lawyer X was not the only legal source on their books.

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