Findings of corrupt conduct

Corrupt conduct findings are made against Mr Camilleri, Mrs Attard and four of the persons who provided money to Mr Camilleri.

The Commission found that Mr Camilleri engaged in corrupt conduct by:

  • receiving $428,000 from RailCorp contractor Kevin McCarthy between October 2012 and February 2013, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr McCarthy
  • receiving $57,000 from RailCorp contractor Terrance Coleman between November 2012 and January 2013, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Coleman and which did influence him to exercise those functions by placing Mr Coleman in contact with other RailCorp employees
  • receiving $3,000 from RailCorp contractor Anthony Courtman on 13 August 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Courtman and which did influence him to exercise those functions by including the company for which Mr Courtman worked in a RailCorp tender panel and alerting Mr Courtman to an imminent RailCorp tender
  • soliciting $10,000 from RailCorp contractor Andrew Rogers on 14 February 2013, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Rogers
  • receiving $36,000 from RailCorp contractor Mark Ross-Smith between 9 and 10 August 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Ross-Smith and which did influence him to exercise those functions to arrange for Mr Ross-Smith's engagement as a RailCorp project manager
  • receiving $2,000 from RailCorp employee Theodore Vavayis in July 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Vavayis
  • receiving $56,000 from RailCorp employee Saviour (Sam) Cassar between May and July 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Cassar and which did influence him to exercise those functions by facilitating Mr Cassar's application for a voluntary separation payment
  • receiving $32,000 from RailCorp employee Ray Oweis in October 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Oweis
  • receiving $5,000 from RailCorp employee Ray Furfaro on 22 May 2012 and soliciting further payments from Mr Furfaro a short time later, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Furfaro
  • receiving $9,000 from RailCorp employee Pierre Rochecouste between June 2012 and September 2012, the receipt of which Mr Camilleri knew would tend to influence him to exercise his official functions in favour of Mr Rochecouste.

The Commission found that Mrs Attard engaged in corrupt conduct in 2012 by soliciting and receiving $44,000 from her subordinate Housing NSW employees, the receipt of which she knew would tend to influence her to exercise her official functions in favour of those staff members.

The Commission found that Mr McCarthy engaged in corrupt conduct by providing $428,000 to Mr Camilleri, or to Mr Camilleri's daughter, Jessica Camilleri, at Mr Camilleri's request, between October 2012 and February 2013, for the purpose of influencing Mr Camilleri to exercise his official functions in Mr McCarthy's favour.

The Commission found that Mr Courtman engaged in corrupt conduct by providing Mr Camilleri with $3,000 on 13 August 2012 for the purpose of influencing Mr Camilleri to exercise his official functions in Mr Courtman's favour.

The Commission found that Mr Ross-Smith engaged in corrupt conduct by providing Mr Camilleri with a total of $36,000 on 9 and 10 August 2012 for the purpose of influencing Mr Camilleri to exercise his official RailCorp functions in Mr Ross-Smith's favour.

The Commission found that Mr Cassar engaged in corrupt conduct by providing $56,000 to Mr Camilleri between May 2012 and July 2012 for the purpose of influencing Mr Camilleri to exercise his official functions in Mr Cassar's favour.