Department of Corrective Services - investigation into whether a DCS correctional officer and others supplied contraband to inmates (Operation Cicero)

The ICAC conducted an investigation into whether Sebastian Wade, a Senior Corrective Services Officer with the Department of Corrective Services (Corrective Services NSW), and others supplied contraband including drugs and mobile telephones to inmates of the John Morony Correctional Centre in return for payment.

In its report on this investigation, which was made public on 27 July 2010, the ICAC made findings of corrupt conduct against Mr Wade.The ICAC has stated its opinion that the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions be sought with respect to the prosecution of Mr Wade for various offences and has made 14 corruption prevention recommendations to minimise or prevent similar conduct occurring in the future.
Investigation reports Investigation reports
Investigation into the smuggling of contraband into the John Morony Correctional Centre (Operation Cicero) View full report
Findings of corrupt conduct Findings of corrupt conduct
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Recommendations for prosecutions Recommendations for prosecutions
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Recommendations for disciplinary action Recommendations for disciplinary action
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Recommendations for corruption prevention Recommendations for corruption prevention
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Transcripts Transcripts
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Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets
Fact sheet: Investigation into the smuggling of contraband into the John Morony Correctional Centre View fact sheet
ICAC finds corrupt conduct against Corrective Services Officer View media release
Public Inquiry - Investigation into whether a DCS correctional officer and others supplied contraband to inmates View public notice