Where was the gear? Where was the 59 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $20 million that was supposed to be concealed in the containers?
Things had been going from bad to worse for the former mechanic-turned-property developer and scaffolder since he decided to try his hand as a seafood importer last September.
But this was supposed to be his pay day.
Mavris was drowning in more than $6 million in debt, owing everyone from the tax office, friends and development financiers charging more than 20 per cent interest on short-term loans.
Now the Herald can reveal the extraordinary details around …