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Money laundering investigation: Senior Mongols bikie charged with two others on the Gold Coast

POLICE have charged a senior member of the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang following a two-year money laundering investigating.

It is alleged the 32-year-old Gold Coast man accumulated millions in unexplained wealth, including four houses on the Gold Coast, despite being unemployed.

He is also allegedly associated with the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang.

AFP, QPS and ATO officers hold a press conference in relation to money laundering in which proceeds of crime worth millions has been seized. Picture: Chris Clarke

Also charged are two women a 32-year-old and a 56-year-old both from the Gold Coast.

The trio are charged with dealing in proceeds of crime and money worth $1 million or more.

Their accountant, a 35-year-old man from Lismore was also charged.

Police seized the houses on Hope Island, at Wongawallan and two at Pimpama yesterday following raids involving 105 officers.

The homes have an approximate value of $3.5 million.

During the long-running National Anti-Gangs Squad investigation, significant quantities of MDMA, cocaine, LSD and cannabis were also seized in Queensland and NSW.

Its not only a war on drugs anymore, its a war on organised crime, Australian Federal Police Detective Superintendent Russel Smith said.

The 32-year-old man is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

His two female associates will face the south court on December 4.

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