Illawarra Mercury

THE FATE OF THE MAIN PLAYERS AFTER ICACS FINDINGS IN OCTOBER 2008

Date: 21/09/2012
Words: 542
Source: ILL
          Publication: Illawarra Mercury
Section: News
Page: 5
Frank Vellar

Wollongong developer ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

Found guilty of three charges of giving false or misleading evidence to ICAC and one charge of fabricating a document.

A further false or misleading evidence charge was dismissed. He served a 10-month sentence via an intensive correctional order, was fined $3000 and given a two-year good behaviour bond.

Beth Morgan

Former Wollongong council town planner ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against her and recommended the DPP consider laying up to 27 charges over allegations of misconduct in public office, receiving gifts and benefits from developers and misleading ICAC.

No charges laid due to insufficient evidence/expired time frame to lay charges.

Glen Tabak

Wollongong developer ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

A court found him guilty in July 2010 of making a false statement to ICAC. He was fined $2500 and given a two-year good behaviour bond.

Val Zanotto

Former Wollongong councillor ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

No charges laid due to insufficient evidence.

Kiril Jonovski

Former Wollongong councillor ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

He was found not guilty of one count of furnishing false/misleading information and two counts of giving false/misleading evidence to ICAC.

Rod Oxley

Former Wollongong council general manager ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him but did not recommend the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

Joe Scimone

Former Wollongong council manager ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

No charges laid due to insufficient evidence.

Frank Gigliotti

Former Wollongong councillor ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

Faced seven charges. Three were withdrawn, he was acquitted of one and found not guilty of another. He was found guilty of two counts of giving false or misleading evidence to ICAC. He served four months in prison.

John Gilbert

Wollongong Council manager ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him but did not recommend the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

Zeki Esen

Former Wollongong councillor ICAC made a corrupt conduct finding against him and recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

A court found him not guilty of furnishing false/misleading information and two counts of giving false/misleading evidence to ICAC.

ICAC made no corruption findings against Ray Younan, Gerald Carroll and another man, 53, who cannot be named because of outstanding legal matters. However ICAC recommended the DPP consider prosecuting the trio for their alleged involvement in the scandal.

Ray Younan

Convicted conman ICAC did not make a corrupt conduct finding but recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution.

He was charged with impersonating an ICAC officer. An arrest warrant was issued in September 2010; it is still outstanding.

Gerald Carroll

Convicted conman ICAC did not make a corrupt conduct finding but recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution. No charges laid due to insufficient evidence.

Sydney man, 53

Developer ICAC did not make a corrupt conduct finding but recommended the DPP investigate possible prosecution. No charges laid due to insufficient evidence.

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