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Brett Finch Biography
Who is Brett Finch ?
NRL star Brett Finch has been accused of sharing child abuse material on his mobile phone as part of a major police operation.
The 40-year-old retired man who played 330 first-degree games was arrested Tuesday and charged with five counts of using a transportation service to broadcast or post child abuse.
The former half of the Blues received conditional police bail and will face Sutherland Local Court next month, Tuesday, January 11.
Court records obtained by Daily Mail Australia reveal that the accused footballer’s bail conditions prohibit him from being around young children. He is also prohibited from accessing social networks or the Internet.
Other than immediate family, Finch cannot ‘communicate or attempt to communicate’ with anyone under the age of 16, other than members of the immediate family.
The order prohibits you from going anywhere near places frequented by children, including video arcades, play areas, schools, daycare centers, concerts, or sports venues.
How old is Brett Finch ?
He is 40 year old.
Arrested and Charged
Finch was one of eight people, ages 34 to 71, who were arrested as part of an investigation into the sharing of child abuse material via a phone chat line.
Officers searched homes around New South Wales, including Petersham, Cranebrook, Coffs Harbor, Shoal Bay, Gerroa, Surry Hills, and Stanmore.
A man in leopard-print shorts was seen speaking by detectives before he was arrested with what appeared to be children’s toys in the house behind him.
Police allege that the group was using the hotline to disseminate and discuss material related to child s*xual abuse.
Mobile phones, other electronic devices and cannabis were found during the various raids.
The commander of the s*x crimes and child abuse squad, Detective Superintendent Jayne Doherty, said the alleged criminals had tried to access some of the material.
“We will allege that each of the men arrested by detectives in the last month expressed a desire to engage in s*xual activity with children and, in some cases, attempted to access child abuse material from other users of the service,” she said.
“Producing, disseminating or possessing child abuse material are serious crimes, and detectives will continue to dismantle this type of operation, so that children are free from harmful situations, exploitation and abuse.”
Just days ago, the troubled star opened up about her ongoing battle with drugs and alcohol in a podcast describing how she hit rock bottom.
Finch told the Turn Up The Talk podcast about how he lost his girlfriend and was pulled from two jobs at his lowest ebb.
The former star running back, who played for Canberra, the Roosters, Parramatta and Melbourne Storm in a 270-game NRL career, said he was forced to leave his Channel Nine performance as a commentator and panelist on the NRL Footy Show in 2016. , citing mental health problems.
Brett Finch Wife
Former NRL star Brett Finch with his wife Elli Johnston has been granted conditional bail.
“ Hitting bottom was when they pulled me off Channel Nine, just to get me back, ” he told Pat Clifton on the podcast.
Finch recalled how he sneaked into bed and pretended to be asleep after spending the whole night in his living room ‘doing (drugs) and drinking’ so that his then girlfriend Elli would think she had been in bed.
“[I] pretend to wake up, I put on my radio shirt because I was working for 2GB Continuous Call at the time … I already called Ray [Hadley] to tell him he was sick,” Finch recalled.
Get in the car, go straight to the merchant’s house.
My wife is from Melbourne, she won’t be listening to the radio, you know.
“I’m thinking, Finchy, you magnificent bastard, you’ve come up with a great … you know, I’m going to keep going all day.”
Finch revealed that his plan fell apart when his mother heard on the radio that he was ill and his girlfriend found out later.
“Elli knew exactly where he had gone,” he said.
She said, “I’m going, I’m going.” He packs up and goes back to Melbourne.
‘I get home, now I was retired from both jobs, and I go to my account and I have less than $ 10. Eighteen months before, I had hundreds and thousands.
‘And my first thought is, where can I pick up, where can I get another one?’
He has taken everything from me, but my thought is that I still want another.
“It’s ridiculous, I’ve lost everything.”
Finch said the moment made him realize that something had to change in his life.
Finch advises people struggling with similar demons to ‘keep going.’
Finch’s most famous on-field moment came in the opening game of the 2006 State of Origin series, when he kicked a long field goal to win the game for the NSW Blues in front of 80,000 fans.
Elsewhere on the Turn Up The Talk podcast, which is dedicated to mental health issues, Finch advises people struggling with similar demons to ‘keep going.’
‘People say he’s going through hell. Well, if you’re going through hell, keep going.
‘Why stop? People give up because their life is hell. Keep going! Who wants to stay in hell?
“I could have given up many times, I’m so glad I didn’t.
“People didn’t give up on me.”
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