Tag Archives: ASIC

LEIGHTON CONSTRUCTION GROUP RIDDLED WITH CORRUPTION

Thursday October 3 2013 – Corruption and cover-ups in Leighton Holdings’ international construction empire were rife and known to top company executives and directors, according to internal company files. Those in the know included the Australian construction giant’s chief executive … Continue reading

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AND WITH A FLASH OF GOLD, A REAL ESTATE AGENT HAS MUSCLE – Friday July 12 2013

– The door of the gleaming black Mercedes swung open and out stepped a group of men who looked like they meant business. One of those was a smooth young real estate agent who would normally be driving his luxury … Continue reading

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SMILING ENFORCER A DEBT COLLECTOR – Friday July 12 2013

– Police are investigating a chilling standover in which a leading real estate agent enlisted feared bikie enforcer Toby Mitchell to help him recoup a $130,000 debt. Bandido bikie Mitchell and another burly man identified as “Slim” Walker attended a … Continue reading

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AFP FAILED TO PROBE BHP BRIBERY CLAIMS – Monday June 17 2013

– Federal police made a “critical decision” not to investigate criminal allegations that Australians working for BHP Billiton had bribed officials in Cambodia, China and Western Australia and instead handballed the case to the corporate regulator; which also ran no … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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MOKBEL PARTNER IN NURSING HOME PROBE

Tuesday February 12 2013 – Tony Mokbel’s business partner Jack Smit is involved with a troubled nursing home empire at the centre of investigations by the Department of Health and the Federal Police. Company documents show that Mr Smit is … Continue reading

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BOSS PAID $1 MILLION IN ONE DAY – Sunday February 10 2013

– The director of a group of aged care homes sanctioned for poor patient care and under investigation by the Coroner over a resident’s death was paid a $1 million on one day. A two-month Sunday Herald Sun investigation has … Continue reading

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GATTO SPORT BET PROBE – Saturday February 9 2013

– Underworld figure and businessman Mick Gatto has been probed over suspected links to an offshore sports gambling business, despite being banned from Victoria’s casino and racetracks. The Herald Sun has learned the one-time bouncer and lookout at illegal two-up … Continue reading

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REFORMS PROMISED TO FIGHT CUSTOMS’ GRAFT AND CRIME – Saturday February 2 2013

– Australian customs services need massive reforms to confront corruption and organised crime, according to Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare, who has also vowed that officials involved in graft will be ripped out by the throat. Mr Clare has also … Continue reading

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POLICE REOPEN BRIBERY CASES – Sunday January 13 2013

– The Australian Federal Police will reopen corruption inquiries into major Australian companies OZ Minerals and Cochlear, after searing criticism that it was lax in its investigations. The OECD reported in October that it was seriously concerned about the extremely … Continue reading

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