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.

A string of prominent businessmen and Liberal MPs tried to evade election donation laws in the lead-up to the 2011 state election, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) found. It’s asked prosecutors to consider charging former Liberal energy minister Chris Hartcher over his use of blank cheques totalling $4000 which…