RailCorp - corrupt conduct associated with air-conditioning contracts (Operation Persis)

The ICAC investigated whether Said Marcos, a RailCorp employee, received corrupt rewards from RailCorp contractors Tony Mourched and Sami Mikhail in return for the awarding RailCorp air-conditioning maintenance and other work to them.

In its investigation report, made public on 18 June 2007, the ICAC made findings of corrupt conduct against Mr Marcos, Mr Mourched and Mr Mikhail. The ICAC stated its opinion that consideration should be given to obtaining the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions with respect to their prosecution, and also that of Benjamin Marcos, for specified criminal offences.

A total of 27 corruption prevention recommendations were made to RailCorp.

Investigation reports Investigation reports
Report on an investigation into corrupt conduct associated with RailCorp air-conditioning contracts (Operation Persis) (18 June 2007) 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 corrupt conduct associated with RailCorp air-conditioning contracts View fact sheet
ICAC finds corrupt conduct against RailCorp employee and contractors View media release