Hilton (43)(1987) 29 A Crim R 380
Conspiracy to bribe a public officer(common law - no max penalty)
5yNPP 3y 6m9yNPP 4y 6m
AA9yNPP 4y 6m
record of little significancenilnil
Scheme to bribe NSW Corrective Services Minister (Rex Jackson) in relation to release to licence program.Harris more seriously involved than other offenders. George dealt directly with prisoners and joined scheme at later stage.Hilton a solicitor.
(1988) 33 A Crim R 413
Conspiracy to bribe a public officer(common law - no maximum penalty)
7y 6mNPP 3y 9m6y 6mNPP 3y 3m
Crown AA10yNPP 5yCrown AD
Scheme to bribe NSW Corrective Services Minister (Rex Jackson) in relation to release to licence program.
(1991) 56 A Crim R 441
Bribe public officer(common law - no maximum penalty)
Crown AAFT 6m
Solicitor attempted to bribe police prosecutor to have local court matter struck out in relation to client. Paid over $500.
NSW CCA 7.7.1992
5 x Bribe public official(common law - no maximum penalty)
MT 18mAT 6m
Assistant Commissioner of police force gave junior officer $500 payments on five occasions - No favours requested
(1993) 65 A Crim R 387
Attempt pervert the course of justice(common law - no maximum penalty)
MT 4yAT 1y 4m
Attempt to bribe judge to give relative lesser sentence. Acted on belief he was responsible for care of relatives as head of family.
Conspiracy to bribe public officer(common law - no maximum penalty)
MT 3yAT 1y
W, a police officer, to receive corrupt payments - no evidence of amount or purpose.Both middle aged.W suffering bad health.Conviction for bribery of police officer against W quashed.
Intent to pervert the course of justice(Crimes Act s.319 - 14y)
Crown AAMT 1y 3mAT 1y 9m
Senior sergeant attempted to influence constable under his supervision in relation to traffic accident. Persistent attempt over several days. Would receive no personal benefit.Prior good character, asthma, loss of police entitlements.
Corruptly receiving benefit(Crimes Act s249(1)(a) - 7y)Form 1:Soliciting a benefit
Health and Building Inspector solicited $40,000 from construction company to - fix up problems. Received two cheques for $10,000. Told construction company he was working as 'go-between' for managers.Powerful subjective case.
(1999) 109 A Crim R 60
Attempt bribe police officer(Police Act s.200(2)(a) - 7y)
MT 2yAT 12m(concurrent to existing term)
Crown AAMT 3yAT 2y(cumulative)
Found with 2.6kg heroin in car by police - Offered officers $100,000 for release.
NSW CCA 22.11.2000
Bribe police officer(Police Act s.200(2)(a) - 7y)Sched:Same offence
Manager of nightclub appealing against restriction placed on nightclub. Handed police officer $1,000 and $500 to turn blind eye to breach of restrictions until appeal successfully completed.Strong subjective case.
NSW CCA 11.2.2005
Bribery of Cth public official (s.141.1 Criminal Code - 10y)Sched:Accept fee when unregistered as migration agent
plea and assist)
2y 3mReleased to recog after 1y 4m
AD - except to indicate sentence would have been 2y 5m except for promise of future assistance
Korean man paid bribes to Commonwealth official to obtain or extend visa - 22 occasions over 2 months motivated by greedValuable assistance
NSW CCA 18.2.2005
5 x Corruptly receiving benefit(Crimes Act s249(1)(a) - 7y)Sched:3 x s.249B(1)(a)
PG (25% plea – 50% assist)
3y 3mNPP 1y 9m
Chief Steward for Greyhound Racing Control Board - subverted procedures for testing of dogs for performance enhancing drugs - received considerable monetary rewards - offences committed over 7 yearsDelay - very good prospects of rehabilitation
NSW CCA 28.4.2005
Solicit bribe (Police Act 1990 s.200(1))Scheds.200(1)
Police officer attempted to obtain free quad bike from 17y driver in exchange for reduced traffic infringement - controlled delivery - on separate occasion obtained earthmoving work worth over $1,000Prior good character
NSW CCA 28.3.2006
Aid and abet corrupt solicitation of pecuniary benefit- s.248B(1) Crimes Act [7y]3 x Give false evidenceSched:34 x Give false evidence
Bribery2y PD$50,000 fineGive False Evidence12m PD$30,000 fineTotal3y PD$80,000
Sought payment of $250,000 from complainant to have development application passed by Local Council - Acted on behalf of councillor - Gave false evidence about matter to ICAC on three occasionsBankrupt - dependent children - no ability to pay fine
NSWSC James J23.6.2006
6 x Bribery offences - s.249B(2)(b) Crimes Act [7y]7 x Make false statement - s.178BB Crimes Act [5y]
False Statement:FT 4y 6mBribery:5yNPP 2yTotal:8yNPP 5y
Involvement in HIH collapse - Bribed HIH chief investment officer (Howard - (2003) NSWSC ) to settle disputes between HIH and offender's company on favourable terms - total payment of $119,00 - $124,000 - created and provided HIH with false documents and statements in relation to outstanding claims by offender's company on HIH - bribery and documents resulted in unjustified payment of millions of dollars to appellant's company - substantial damage to HIHBankrupt - $2.5m paid to liquidator - prior good character - good prospects of rehabilitation
NSW CCA 28.3.2007
2 x Corruptly Agree to Receive Benefit - s 249B(1)
Crimes Act7 x Giving False Evidence -s 87 of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act [5y].
Councillor accepted bribes to promote developments - Lied to ICACObsessive compulsive disorder - Hardship to elderly mother