The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry will hear from four witnesses
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry will hear from four witnesses serggn

ICAC inquiry into Casino women accused of $80,000 fraud starts today

A THREE day inquiry into alleged fraud by the former chief executive and administrative assistant of the Casino Boolangle Local Aboriginal Land Council will start today in Sydney.

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption has investigated allegations that Linda Stewart and Veronica Skinner defrauded the Land Council between June 1 2010 and October 12 2011 by issuing fraudulent invoices to cash cheques on the CBLALC bank account for their own benefit.

ICAC has also alleged that between October 13 2011 and September 5 2012, Ms Stewart further defrauded the CBLALC by issuing fraudulent invoices for her own benefit.

The alleged fraud totalled close to $80,000.

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry will hear from four witnesses over the next two days, including Ms Stewart and Ms Skinner.

The ICAC Commissioner, the Hon Megan Latham, will preside at the public inquiry, and Counsel Assisting the Commission will be Mr Scott Robertson.

It starts at 10am at the ICAC Hearing Room, Level 7, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.

Witnesses today include:

Charley van Rotterdam

Ross James

Linda Stewart

Tomorrow:

Linda Stewart and Veronica Skinner



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