Construction manager with links to tax office sting arrested in Belgrade bust

Serbian police arrest Australian Rohan Arnold, right, during a raid at the Metropol Palas Hotel, Belgrade, on January 16.

Arnold is a prominent steel businessman who made regular trips to China and raced in the Sydney to Hobart just three weeks ago.

Waters, a former nightclub security manager and labourer from Canberra, is referred to in Serbian reports as a “big narco-boss” who relocated to Dubai in recent years and owns hotels and assets worth more than $1 billion.

Waters was connected to several companies set up by, or involving, key members of the ATO tax fraud syndicate allegedly run by Adam Cranston, the son of the then ATO deputy commissioner Michael Cranston.

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