Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff is the Sun-Herald senior investigative writer

Vodafone hacked a month's worth of private messages, source reveals

Eamonn Duff It wasn't just a journalist's sent texts that Vodafone accessed in their hunt for a whistleblower, sources have revealed.

Pet industry's top dogs overlooked puppy factory cruelty complaints

Dogs from the Adelaide puppy factory were funnelled to pet stores.

Eamonn Duff Exclusive: Australia's pet industry peak body has been rocked by allegations that two successive chief executives overlooked advice relating to its retail stores selling puppies from inhumane...

How the child bride of ISIS terrorist Mohamed Elomar broke news of his death, to her gran

Mother-in-law of Khaled Sharrouf, Karen Nettleton, 54, at her home in Sydney, waits for messages from her daughter Tara and grandchildren who are stuck in Syria and want to return home to Australia.

Eamonn Duff Zaynab Sharrouf had just become the 13-year-old widow of infamous terrorist Mohamed Elomar. When she reached out to her Sydney gran, she did not hold back.

Pet industry peak body in turmoil after consumers misled about puppy farm

Torro, the puppy that exposed a cover up. Torro was purchased from Mount Lawley Pets and Puppies store in Perth.

Eamonn Duff When this $2300 puppy collapsed nine days after being taken home, it triggered a scandal that stretched far beyond the pet store in which he was paraded.

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Landmark court victory exposes criminal collusion on state roads

A man sexually molested as a child by Dr John Rolleston was threatened with legal action when he tried to report it, a royal commission has heard.

Eamonn Duff Ruling significant for insurance and smash repair industries, NSW Supreme Court judge says.

Before the Bali nine's arrest, Mick Keelty and the AFP sent a furniture salesman on a secret high-risk drug sting in Indonesia

International drug dealers approached furniture importer 'John Mansfield' about using his containers to smuggle millions of dollars worth of ephedrine into Australia.

Eamonn Duff A furniture importer has revealed how the Australian Federal Police abandoned him in Indonesia after convincing him to go undercover in a high-risk sting targeting an international drug-smuggling...

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Cruelty, squalor, disease at puppy factories in NSW detailed in RSPCA report

Eamonn Duff An internal RSPCA veterinarian report chronicles, in graphic detail, the cruelty being repeated in puppy factories throughout the state.

Whitlam suburb name refusal reveals Geographical Names Board unique agenda

Whitlam opening the Labor election campaign in Blacktown in 1972: The suburb wanted to honour the connection but was denied.

Eamonn Duff If your suburb shares its name with another location nationally, there could be a fight to keep it.

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One in 5 families admits to using sedative drugs, including Phenergan, on their children for a quieter life on road trips

Orlando Moodley, 3, enjoys watching <i>Ice Age</i> on a DVD player while his dad Paul concentrates on driving.

Eamonn Duff Phenergan should not be used on children aged under two, due to its potential for "fatal respiratory depression", consumer guidelines say.

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Probe begins as questions mount about police terror tactics

Eamonn Duff As flowers and tributes flooded Martin Place yesterday, a critical incident investigation was already under way into the pivotal events leading up to Monday's siege and the police handling of the...

Sydney siege: experts back police policy to negotiate with Man Haron Monis

Martin Place

Neil Mercer and Eamonn Duff NSW Police were right to try to negotiate with the gunman, according to a former senior police officer familiar with counter terrorism training.

Indonesia prepares to welcome millionth Aussie tourist for the year


Eamonn Duff Tourism trends are shifting and our northern neighbour is about to overtake New Zealand as Australia’s favourite overseas destination.

An unlikely union: Kathy Jackson and the controversial shock jock by her side

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 30:  Kathy Jackson after her hearing was adjourned today re paying her ex husband from the union slush fund pictured with Michael Smith
on July 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ben Rushton/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Eamonn Duff He is the controversial shock jock whose latest return to the radio was cut short after he labelled the prophet Muhammad a paedophile.

Heartbreak for Nicole Kidman at father's sudden death

Nicole Kidman and her late father, Antony.

Eamonn Duff and Andrew Hornery Nicole Kidman was due to arrive home from the US on Sunday to her grieving family in Sydney following the sudden death of her father in Singapore.

The life and times of Alain Barataud

Eamonn Duff The life and times of Alain Barataud

Passenger manifest and the litany of coincidences in unfolding tragedy

Mo Maslin

Eamonn Duff and Rachel Browne Michael and Carol Clancy had never met Albert and Maree Rizk. Their lives could not have been more contrasting.

Interpol catches up with Lisa Marie Smith, but other Australians still on the run

BAN01:DRUGS:BANGKOK,THAILAND,26JUN96 - Lisa Marie Smith (L), 20, who carries Australian and British passports, leaves the Bangkok's criminal court after the court postponed her trial on June 26.  Smith who was arrested in Thailand last February for attempted to smuggling four kgs of cannabis and 585 amphetamine tablets, was released on bail on June 14 for 1.5 million baht ($US 60,000).           aw/Photo by STR          REUTERS

Eamonn Duff It is the global rogues’ gallery from which there is seemingly no escape. For more than 90 years, the international law enforcement agency Interpol has linked police forces around the world...

From hard sell to hard cell: art fraudster Ron Coles jailed

Rachel Olding and Eamonn Duff Former high-flying art dealer Ronald Coles said he defrauded clients and lied to them repeatedly about the paintings they had invested in because the global financial crisis had sent him broke,...

Electronic cigarettes: the truth behind the smoke and mirrors

Catherine Ryan uses and prefers her electronic cigarette

Eamonn Duff, Amy Corderoy The debate over the health and legal implications of e-cigarette use has divided experts across the world.

No way to block student sex visa scam, Scott Morrison declares


Eamonn Duff Immigration officials are powerless to prevent sex traffickers exploiting a student visa loophole because closing it would eliminate a basic human right to appeal negative rulings.