Fadi Ibrahim pleads guilty just days before he was set to stand trial over involvement in international tobacco-smuggling syndicate
- Fadi Ibrahim pleaded guilty to possessing suspected proceeds of crime
- He was set to go to trial next week but it will now go to a sentence hearing
- Ibrahim was arrested in Dubai in 2017 as part of Operation Veyda
Sydney identity Fadi Ibrahim has pleaded guilty on the eve of his trial over his involvement in an international tobacco-smuggling syndicate.
Ibrahim was stopped in Dubai in 2017 during a series of co-ordinated arrests across Sydney, Dubai and the Netherlands into two interlinked crime syndicates.
While never accused of importing drugs or tobacco, Ibrahim had allegedly handed another brother…