Findings of corrupt conduct

The ICAC found that Leslie Reynolds engaged in serious corrupt conduct by:

  • entering into an agreement with Khader George Ghamrawi, sometime on late 2014/early 2015, where he accepted cash payments from Mr Ghamrawi of $24,000, and agreed to receive a payment of $95,000 at a future date
  • accepting a benefit by way of a saving of around $40,000 to $50,000 when using G&S Building Group Pty Ltd to assist him with the installation of a swimming pool at his residence in around mid-2015 to mid-2016

in return for exercising his functions as a public official by recommending that Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) work be allocated to Mr Ghamrawi’s businesses, G&S and Global Metal Works Pty Ltd, and influencing others to allocate such work to those companies.
 

The ICAC found that Khader George Ghamrawi engaged in serious corrupt conduct by:

  • providing $24,000 to Mr Reynolds, and agreeing with Mr Reynolds to give him $95,000 at a future date
  • providing a benefit by way of a saving of around $40,000 to $50,000 when installing a swimming pool at Mr Reynolds’ residence

in return for Mr Reynolds exercising his official functions as a public official by recommending that CSNSW work would be allocated to G&S and Global Metal Works and influencing others to allocate such work to those companies.