Tony Mokbel is an Australian criminal who was born on August 11, 1965, in Melbourne, Victoria.
He was the leader of a Melbourne-based criminal organization known as “The Company,” which was involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, and other serious crimes.
Mokbel fled Australia in 2006 while facing trial on drug trafficking charges and spent several years on the run. He was eventually captured in Athens, Greece, in June 2007, and extradited back to Australia to face trial.
In 2012, Mokbel was convicted of multiple drug trafficking offenses and sentenced to 30 years in prison, with a non-parole period of 22 years.
However, in 2018, he was the subject of a high-profile prison escape attempt when he was attacked by two other inmates with a makeshift knife. He survived the attack but suffered serious injuries.
Overall, Tony Mokbel is a notorious figure in Australian criminal history and his activities have had a significant impact on the Australian criminal underworld.
Tony Mokbel ex-wife: Meet Carmel DeLorenzo
Tony Mokbel married Carmel DeLorenzo in 1989. They had worked alongside each other before their marriage at Mokbel’s milk bar, and continued to work together for several years at his pizza restaurant.
Mokbel and DeLorenzo had two children together, named Sajih and Susan Mokbel.
Tony Mokbel had numerous affairs during his marriage to Carmel, and in late 2000 left his wife and began a long-term relationship with Danielle McGuire (although Carmel and Mokbel’s divorce was only finalised in 2006).