CFMEU official John Lomax gets AFP payout over ‘malicious’ prosecution

CFMEU official John Lomax gets AFP payout over ‘malicious’ prosecution

Posted May 18, 2018 15:47:52 A construction union official and former NRL star charged with blackmail during the trade unions royal commission has received a payout courtesy of the Australian Federal Police. John Lomax, an official with the ACT branch of the CFMEU, was originally charged with blackmail in July …

Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Updated May 17, 2018 19:26:06 Photo: John McRoberts (right) pleaded not guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Related Story: Former top cop denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears Related Story: NT fraud squad boss opposed ‘debt collection’ strategy, court …

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 18:39:16 Photo: The trial of John McRoberts (right) continues, with the court hearing about discussions at a Christmas party. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts was confronted at a Christmas party of departmental chiefs about rumours he had been in a sexual …

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

Posted May 15, 2018 21:00:31 Photo: Former NT health minister Robyn Lambley has started giving evidence at the trial. (ABC News: Ian Redfearn) It seemed reasonable to give travel agents suspected of defrauding the NT Health Department a chance to “make amends” and pay money back, former Northern Territory health …

John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

Updated May 15, 2018 16:55:27 Photo: Marshall Aguilor told the court he met John Chardon through an online dating site in the Philippines. (AAP Image: Dave Hunt) Accused murderer John Chardon has been committed to stand trial for the alleged murder of his wife on the Gold Coast, shortly after …

John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

Posted May 14, 2018 21:14:42 Photo: Former NT Health Department CEO Len Notaras gave evidence at the inquiry. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former NT Health Department boss Len Notaras was not “close friends” with now-convicted travel agent Xana Kamitsis, despite the pair signing emails off with kisses, a court has …

John McCain’s daughter fires back at White House aide who mocked her ‘dying’ father – Donald Trump’s America

John McCain’s daughter fires back at White House aide who mocked her ‘dying’ father – Donald Trump’s America

Updated May 12, 2018 13:12:55 Photo: Senator John McCain is at home in Arizona battling brain cancer. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) Related Story: Joe Biden consoles daughter of cancer-stricken US senator John McCain Related Story: McCain has swipe at Trump over bone spurs excuse for draft deferment Republican US senator John …

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts wanted to be ‘comfortable’ with fraud probe, court told

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts wanted to be ‘comfortable’ with fraud probe, court told

Updated May 11, 2018 21:12:49 Photo: John McRoberts (R) was in a relationship with the target of a fraud investigation. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts reviewed a fraud investigation file relating to his “intimate friend”, who was at the top of a list of …

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts denied conflict with travel agent investigation, court told

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts denied conflict with travel agent investigation, court told

Posted May 09, 2018 19:05:40 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) attends his trial. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts denied having a “conflict” after text messages revealed he had been in a sexual relationship with the target of a fraud investigation, the …

Conman Peter Foster testifies at John Chardon murder committal hearing

Conman Peter Foster testifies at John Chardon murder committal hearing

Posted May 09, 2018 13:33:01 Photo: Novy Chardon was last seen on February 6, 2013. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service) Related Story: Husband charged with Novy Chardon’s murder Convicted fraudster Peter Foster has claimed he acted as a police informant to gather information from Gold Coast man John Chardon about the …