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CCC media releases — 2015

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CCC public report on transparency and accountability in local government tabled in Parliament - 11.12.2015

The CCC announced in May 2015 it would prepare a public report to examine options for legislative reform to improve transparency in the local government sector. The report has just been tabled in State Parliament and contains six recommendations. NB: The CCC will speak with the media this afternoon at 1.45pm.

CCC determines not to investigate approval of Acland Stage 3 - 4.12.2015

The CCC has completed its assessment of a complaint relating to allegations that political donations and other gifts influenced the decision to approve the New Hope Acland Stage 3 mine expansion and the Colton Coal mine project. The CCC has determined it will not investigate the matter.

CCC charges police officer with assault - 4.12.2015

The CCC has charged a 51-year-old Sergeant from the QPS with assault occasioning actual bodily harm whilst armed.

More charges in boiler room fraud investigation - 3.12.2015

Two men will face aggravated fraud charges for their alleged involvement in investment frauds on the Gold Coast.

Two people charged with money laundering and fraud - 1.12.2015

The CCC has today charged two people with money laundering and fraud for their alleged involvement in investment frauds.

CCC Chairman Statement - 1.12.2015

A statement from CCC Chairman Alan MacSporran QC following the sentencing of a former Director-General

North Queensland man to appear in court on child exploitation charges — 19.11.2015

A 50-year-old Ingham man is scheduled to appear in court on child exploitation charges following an investigation by the CCC.

North Queensland man facing child exploitation charge — 17.11.2015

A 56-year-old man from Riordanvale, west of Airlie Beach, is due to appear in court on a child exploitation charge following an investigation by the CCC.

Initial CCC response to organised crime inquiry report — 30.10.2015

The CCC welcomes the report by the Queensland Organised Crime Commission of Inquiry and is supportive of the recommendations made by the Commissioner.

Police officer to face court on drug informant and misconduct charges — 27.10.2015

Following a CCC investigation, a serving police officer will face criminal charges for allegedly warning a drug dealer that an informant was providing police with information about him and for allegedly disclosing the name of the drug informant.

CCC charges after-school carer with child exploitation offences – 20.10.2015

The CCC has charged a 38-year-old Bundaberg North man with child exploitation offences. The man works at a before and after school care service at a primary school in the Wide Bay-Burnett region.

Former Ipswich scout leader facing 103 additional child exploitation charges — 21.10.2015

Joint QPS and CCC Media Release: A former Ipswich scout leader is facing an additional 103 child exploitation charges as a result of ongoing investigations by the CCC and the QPS.

CCC reaches $200 million proceeds of crime milestone – 16.10.2015

The CCC has obtained its 715th restraining order in the Supreme Court this week taking the total value of assets restrained to more than $200 million since Queensland proceeds of crime laws took effect in 2003.

Far North Queensland man to face court on child exploitation charge — 13.10.2015

A 36-year-old Herberton man is scheduled to appear in court today charged with possessing child exploitation material.

Operation Amulet update — 12.10.2015

The CCC has charged an 18-year-old man with drug and weapons offences as part of an ongoing investigation into a drug trafficking syndicate.

CCC statement on outcome of court matters — 08.10.2015

The CCC is aware of the decisions handed down in the Southport Magistrates Court yesterday and today not to commit four men to stand trial on drugs charges.

Two more men charged over boiler room frauds — 29.09.2015

The CCC has charged two more men over their alleged involvement in boiler room investment frauds on the Gold Coast.

Palm Beach man facing child exploitation charges — 17.09.2015

A 53-year-old Gold Coast man is scheduled to appear in court on child exploitation charges following an investigation by the CCC.

Strathpine man charged with child exploitation offences — 15.09.2015

The CCC has charged a 56-year-old Strathpine man with 16 child exploitation offences.

Statement from CCC Chairman — 10.09.2015

Statement from the CCC Chairman Alan MacSporran QC in response to incidents involving police and the use of force.

Two more people to appear in court over boiler room fraud — 10.09.2015

The CCC has issued two men with Notices to Appear in court over their alleged involvement in boiler room investment frauds on the Gold Coast.

CCC charges two men with money laundering — 04.09.2015

The CCC has issued two men with Notices to Appear in court for allegedly laundering money derived by a Gold-Coast-based company alleged to be engaged in boiler room investment frauds.

Organised crime investigators charge Hells Angels member with drug trafficking — 27.08.2015

The CCC has closed an organised crime investigation, codenamed Operation Amulet, which targeted a criminal syndicate allegedly trafficking crystal methylamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and other drugs throughout the Gold Coast region and South East Queensland.

CCC releases statement on issues arising from an incident at the Surfers Paradise Police Station in 2012 — 25.08.2015

The CCC has released a statement outlining its involvement in investigations arising from an incident at the Surfers Paradise Police Station in 2012.

Former police officer to appear in court on misconduct charges – 20.08.2015

The CCC has issued a former police officer with a Notice to Appear in court for allegedly releasing confidential information.

Police officer charged for releasing confidential information – 20.08.2015

The CCC has issued a police officer with a Notice to Appear in court for allegedly releasing confidential information.

Further charges - Operation Unwind Update 2 – 19.08.2015

The CCC has served a Notice to Appear in Court on a 34-year-old Coombabah man to face drug possession and tainted property charges relating to Operation Unwind.

Operation Unwind update — 18.08.2015

Six people have been charged with fraud offences as a result of the joint CCC-QPS Operation Unwind which targeted an alleged cold call investment fraud syndicate operating from the Gold Coast.

Four men detained after two active boiler rooms raided on the Gold Coast — 17.08.2015

Four men are in custody and two active boiler rooms have been shut-down following a joint CCC and QPS investigation.

Two men to appear in court over alleged fraud — 03.08.2015

CCC media release: Two men will appear in court to face charges of defrauding a local Council and a beneficial enterprise, following a CCC investigation.

CCC media statement: Update on investigation into cocaine-trafficking syndicate — 01.07.2015

In light of recent media reports, the CCC has determined that it is in the public interest, and in the interests of fairness, to issue an updated statement clarifying information about its investigation into a cocaine-trafficking syndicate.

CCC will not investigate Police Minister — 18.06.2015

The CCC has completed an assessment into whether the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services unlawfully contacted an individual who has alleged criminal conduct by a Member of Parliament.

CCC charges primary school teacher with child exploitation offences — 17.06.2015

The CCC has charged a 43-year-old male primary school teacher with possessing and accessing child exploitation material.

Toowoomba man charged with child exploitation offences – 02.06.2015

A 47-year-old Toowoomba man has been charged with possessing and accessing child exploitation material following a CCC investigation.

CCC charges Gold Coast man with child exploitation offences — 22.05.2015

The CCC has charged a 68-year-old Gold Coast man with possessing, accessing and sharing child exploitation material.

CCC completes investigation into Cook Shire Council – 20.05.2015

The CCC has finished an investigation into the Cook Shire Council and will not pursue any criminal charges.

$28 million proceeds of crime order granted – 20.05.2015

Two convicted drug traffickers have been ordered to pay $28 million dollars to the State of Queensland following successful proceeds of crime action by the CCC.

CCC completes investigation into Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale — 07.05.2015

The CCC has completed an investigation into the Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale and will not proceed with any criminal prosecution.

Two men to face fraud charges over escort scam — 07.05.2015

The CCC has issued two men with Notices to Appear in court for allegedly defrauding more than 130 people throughout Australia via an online social escort scam.

More charges in CCC cocaine trafficking investigation — 25.04.2015

The CCC has charged two people with drug offences as part of the ongoing investigation that is focused on a cocaine trafficking syndicate operating in South East Queensland.

CCC arrests scout leader on child exploitation offences — 20.04.2015

A 30-year-old West Ipswich man will appear in court today on more than 20 child exploitation offences following a covert investigation by the CCC.

Gold Coast man charged with drug trafficking and supply — 18.04.2015

The CCC has charged a Gold Coast man with drug trafficking and supply as part of an ongoing investigation that is focused on a cocaine trafficking syndicate operating in South East Queensland.

Statement from Acting CCC Chairman Dr Ken Levy RFD — 02.04.2015

Statement from Dr Levy in response to an announcement from the Queensland Police Service.

CCC makes first arrests in cold call investment fraud investigation — 02.04.2015

Two people have been charged with money laundering and fraud offences after being identified during an ongoing CCC investigation into cold call investment frauds.

CCC issues fraud warning to Queensland public service — 30.03.2015

The CCC is warning public servants about the consequences of fraudulent conduct in the workplace after a former Queensland Health payroll employee was today jailed for two years for defrauding the Queensland Government of nearly $40,000.

Two men to face drug charges — 27.02.2015

The CCC has this evening issued one person with a Notice to Appear in Court and earlier today obtained a warrant for the arrest of another person.

CCC media statement — 24.02.2015

Statement clarifying information about the CCC's ongoing investigation into a cocaine-trafficking syndicate operating in South-East Queensland.

Four men to appear in court on drug offences - 22.02.2015

Four men will face drug supply offences after being identified allegedly arranging the supply of cocaine during an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.

CCC arrest four people for drug supply - 20.02.2015

Three men and one woman will face drug supply offences after being identified allegedly arranging the supply of cocaine during an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.

Former public servant charged over driver licence scam — 18.02.2015

A former Queensland public servant is facing 62 charges of official corruption following a CCC investigation into the fraudulent issuing and upgrading of genuine driver licences.

Police officer charged with drug possession — 05.02.2015

The CCC has issued a police officer from the QPS Operation Support Command with a Notice to Appear in court for possessing dangerous drugs.

Synthetic drugs market is deceptive, dangerous and illegal — 15.01.2015

CCC intelligence indicates the Queensland market for synthetic drugs is expanding.

Lawyers to appear in court following CCC investigation — 12.01.2015

The CCC has today issued two men with Notices to Appear in court following a two-year investigation by the CCC’s organised crime investigation team.

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