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Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’
Business
Wednesday June 13 2018

Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real estate market as a haven for their assets,...

Victoria Builder Suing CBA over ‘Ponzi Scheme’
Business
Wednesday June 6 2018

Victoria Builder Suing CBA over ‘Ponzi Scheme’

A Melbourne property developer is suing the Commonwealth Bank for millions of dollars over a "Ponzi scheme" he says was carried out by accountants living luxury...

Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan
Business
Wednesday January 31 2018

Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan

This Australia could be set for a federal anti-corruption watchdog depending on the next federal election result after Labor announced its intention to establish an anti-corruption...

Vic Union Bosses Continue Blackmail Fight
Business
Friday December 8 2017

Vic Union Bosses Continue Blackmail Fight

Two Victorian union officials accused of blackmailing construction company executives may never face trial if they succeed in getting the charges dismissed.

Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 22 2017

Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam

An engineer motivated by financial gain has been jailed for his involvement in a multi-million dollar Victorian public transport rort.

Engineer Seeks Softer Victoria Scam Sentence
Business
Tuesday October 3 2017

Engineer Seeks Softer Victoria Scam Sentence

An engineer embroiled in a multi-million dollar public transport tender scam should not face the same punishment as two former Victorian bureaucrats who masterminded the scheme,...

‘Dodgy’ Sydney Real Estate Agent Jailed
Residential
Thursday September 28 2017

‘Dodgy’ Sydney Real Estate Agent Jailed

A former real estate agent from Sydney's northern beaches will spend up to three years behind bars after stealing more than $400,000 from his clients.

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe
Civil
Thursday September 28 2017

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe

The two Elomar brothers were successful, well-respected immigrant businessmen whose Sydney company became adversely affected by "the stain on the family name".

Corrupt Public Servant Jailed for Nine Years
Business
Tuesday September 26 2017

Corrupt Public Servant Jailed for Nine Years

A public servant who received $1.37 million in kickbacks from Victorian Government contracts has been jailed for eight years and nine months.

Residential
Jun 8 2018
Convicted Tradie Targets NSW Home Owners

NSW consumers are being warned not to deal with a dodgy tradie who may be "up to his old tricks", says the state's Minister for...

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Residential
Mar 16 2018
Former Victoria Real Estate Agent Jailed

A former Melbourne real estate agent has been jailed for misusing more than $6 million of client money, blowing $300,000 on the drug ice alone.

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Business
12 Dec, 2017
SNC-Lavalin Reaches Agreement to Repay Quebec

Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has reached agreement to pay restitution to seven Quebec municipalities for obtaining contracts through questionable means.

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Business
31 Aug, 2016
Who Made Illegal Donations To The Nsw Liberal Party

Two former NSW MPs could face criminal charges after the state's corruption watchdog handed down the findings of its explosive investigation into illegal political donations.

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Business
19 Feb, 2016
Public Sick of Corrupt Councils

The Auburn Council decision comes two days after the government announced it was pursuing both the current and previous mayors of Sydney's Hurstville Council over possible...

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Business
30 Jul, 2015
Ex-Sydney Mayor Facing Corruption Charges

An ex-Sydney mayor who was branded corrupt and dumped from council is now headed to court on charges of blackmail, misconduct in public office and lying...

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Business
22 Nov, 2014
Eddie Obeid Remains Defiant in the Wake of Prosecution

Eddie Obeid remains dismissively, irritatingly defiant.

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