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But their entrepreneurial dreams are grander than most.This was a judgment no doubt encouraged by the 60 Minutes promise to the woman making it: "We have agreed to conceal her identity and change her voice."The main alleged conclusion to draw from it all?That 60 Minutes may be willing to conceal the identity and change the voice of the people it pays for stories … Almost 13 years to the day after the Corby family pocketed its first alleged Channel Nine cheque to tell the alleged story of an alleged innocent waif abroad caught up in an alleged drug-smuggling sting, the family of alleged Colombian jailbird Cassandra Sainsbury took the same alleged time-honoured route to … But once again on 60 Minutes – direct from the streets of Bogota, Colombia and the red-lit doorways of Sydney – came a tale of moral turpitude and questionable ethics, most of it related to the program delivering the story. The latter line – "our investigation" – should be treated with caution when dealing with a program whose investigative techniques have sometimes amounted to throwing large sums of money in the direction of people who'll talk to them. It's hard to know what anyone is thinking when these cluster-farts of media hysteria and foreign judicial systems collide in an explosion of moral outrage and moral confusion, breathlessly presented to a national audience over Sunday night dessert.