Tag Archives: misconduct

ACTION TO STAMP OUT CUSTOMS CORRUPTION – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Customs officers will be forced to regularly change roles, have federal police officers embedded with them and conduct extra waterfront patrols as part of reforms to fight corruption and infiltration by organised crime. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare will … Continue reading

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OFFICER ‘MISLED POLICE’ OVER DEATH – Friday June 28 2013

– A coroner has raised serious questions about the conduct of a senior Warrnambool police officer over the death of a man punched outside a pub by one of the officer’s friends. Coroner Jane Hendtlass said Acting Sergeant Chris Moloney … Continue reading

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CUSTOMS OFFICERS’ LINKS TO BIKIES – Saturday June 22 2013

– Corruption “denial” in Australia’s customs service enabled crooked officers to exploit security gaps and turn a steroid importing ring into an international drug trafficking business. That is the key finding of Australia’s top graft investigator, Philip Moss, who also … Continue reading

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FRESH DEFENCE SCANDAL AS WEEKEND PUB CRAWL PROBED – Saturday June 22 2013

– The Australian Defence Force has been rocked by yet another scandal involving cadets said to have been subjected to initiation rituals and bastardisation on a weekend pub crawl through Canberra. Seven cadets have been suspended and a full investigation … 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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ANTI-GRAFT SWOOP TARGETS CZECH OFFICIALS – Saturday June 15 2013

– Czech police have arrested Prime Minister Petr Necas’ top aides and allies in an unprecedented anti-corruption swoop threatening the country’s shaky government. The raids sparked calls for Mr Necas to resign and promoted his political rival President Milos Zeman … Continue reading

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ARMY’S SEX RING POOLED WOMEN – Saturday June 15 2013

– In a perverse game of show-and-tell, army officers at the centre of an internet sex scandal circulated videos and naked photographs of women to challenge fellow members of the “Jedi Council” to try to bed them too. Emails sent … Continue reading

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LEAKS GROSS BREACH OF TRUST: LAY – Tuesday May 7 2013

– Police fear a major information leak will compromise serious criminal investigations, including some into bikie gangs. Chief Commissioner Ken Lay said on Monday he had set up Taskforce Keel to uncover the breach, which was detected when police documents … Continue reading

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AFP MAN LOSES SACKING APPEAL OVER SPY LINKS – Friday May 3 2013

– An Australian Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies at at the South Korean consulate in Sydney has lost his unfair dismissal case. Former AFP intelligence worker Bo-Rim Kim was found to have been in contact with … Continue reading

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POLICE CHARGED IN BIKIE PROBES – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Two police officers are facing an array of charges, including drug, weapons and misconduct offences, after separate Victoria Police investigations aimed at outlaw motorcycle clubs. Senior Constable David Branov, an officer of seven years’ experience, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates … Continue reading

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