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Four taxi drivers are set to be charged after police carried out dawn raids at homes across Sydney’s southwest over an alleged a cocaine delivery service.

It comes after a major police investigation into a syndicate of cabbies, who have allegedly been delivering cocaine to hundreds of homes and the doorsteps of some of Sydney’s most popular pubs and nightspots, under the disguise of routine taxi work.

Five homes in Auburn, South Granville and Guildford were searched at 6am on Friday, and police have arrested four men – all aged in their 30s.

The men have been taken to various police stations and are set to be charged over their involvement in the criminal syndicate, which used taxis to deliver hundreds of one-gram cocaine deals per week to customers.

Police will address the media about the investigation this morning.


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