Tag Archives: political crime

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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POLICE SUSPEND BROUGH PROBE – Friday March 1 2013

– The Australian Federal Police has suspended its initial review of political conspiracy allegations against former Howard government minister Mal Brough. Queensland Labor MP Graham Perrett wrote to the AFP late last year, following the dismissal of a sexual harassment … Continue reading

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THOMSON POLICE RAID HOTEL – Thursday February 21 2013

– Police have seized documents from an upmarket Sydney hotel and a union-affiliated credit union as they set up investigations into former Labor MP Craig Thomson. Search warrants were executed on Tuesday at the Westin Hotel in Sydney’s CBD and … Continue reading

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RUDD FOIs OWN LETTERS – Sunday February 10 2103

– Kevin Rudd has revealed he leaked hundreds of pages of documents relating to his complaints to the federal police over Operation Mesco, the investigation into the leak of his expletive-laden video. In a bizarre development, Mr Rudd has confirmed … Continue reading

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THOMSON SAYS HE WILL BE VINDICATED – Tuesday February 5 2013

– Craig Thomson still hopes to continue his political career, most likely as an independent, but believe the Labor Party is keeping open pre-selection for his seat in case he is vindicated of the fraud charges he faces. In his … Continue reading

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