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Wednesday 26 September 2012

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is investigating allegations that Karaha Pene Te-Hira, an activities officer employed by Corrective Services NSW at the Long Bay Correctional Complex Metropolitan Special Programs Centre (MSPC), over the past three years trafficked mobile phones and accessories, sports shoes, steroids and other contraband into MSPC in return for corrupt payments from inmates or family members or associates of inmates.

As part of its investigation, the ICAC will hold a public inquiry starting at 10:00 am on Monday 8 October 2012. The public inquiry will take place at the Police Integrity Commission hearing room on Level 3, 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.
Persons claiming to be substantially and directly interested in this matter may seek leave to be represented at the inquiry, and are invited to contact Ms Cassie Lee on (02) 8281-5999 to advise of their interest.

Members of the public with information relevant to the investigation are encouraged to provide it in writing at GPO Box 500, Sydney, NSW 2001, or by facsimile (02) 9264-5364. The ICAC will treat all information confidentially and has legislative powers to protect people who provide information to the Commission.

Roy Waldon
Solicitor to the Commission


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