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Alleged Lone Wolf bikie gang national president Erkan Keskin refused bail on drug charges

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The alleged national president of the Lone Wolf Outlaw Motorcycle Gang has been refused bail in a Gold Coast court.

Erkan Keskin, 39, appeared in court charged with drug trafficking.

Keskin was charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission on October 26 after a witness into its ice trafficking investigation Operation Gloss came forward.

Keskin's barrister, Anthony Kimmins, offered a $700,000 property in New South Wales as surety his client would not skip bail, as well as another $1 million if it was needed.

"He has fronted up [to Queensland Police] knowing they were going to refuse bail," Mr Kimmins said.

He also argued there was a lack of detail in the commission's report into Keskin.

Magistrate Joan White denied the bail application for Keskin, who holds dual Turkish and Australian citizenship.

"The intercepts show he made comment about leaving the country before they [the police] catch up with him," she said.

She said she was concerned Keskin would threaten witnesses in the Crime and Corruption Commission's investigation.

"It's too serious an offence," Magistrate White said.

"He is allegedly the national president of the Lone Wolf motorcycle gang, he would be in a position to interfere with witnesses."

As he left the dock, Keskin blew a kiss to his visibly upset family.

He is due back in the Southport Magistrates Court on February 7.

Source: abc.net.au
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