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Former Minister and Queensland businessman face charges — 19.01.2007

The Crime and Misconduct Commission has served former Minister of the Crown Gordon Nuttall and Queensland businessman Kenneth Talbot with Notices to Appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court to face charges relating to secret commissions.

Mr Nuttall has been charged under section 442B of the Criminal Code with 35 counts of corruptly receiving payments totalling close to $300 000 from Mr Talbot between 24 October 2002 and 28 September 2005.

Mr Talbot is facing 35 related charges of corruptly making the payments and will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on 5 February 2007.

Mr Nuttall will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on 25 January 2007.

The CMC has also commenced confiscation proceedings under the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 to restrain Mr Nuttall from dealing with specified property registered in his name.


Media inquiries: Leanne Hardyman – Media Adviser
Ph:  07 3360 6344          Mobile:  0407 373 803          Fax:  3360 6235

Last updated: 07 December 2011
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Media Officer, Siobhan Barry
Telephone:
(07) 3360 6344
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Email: Siobhan.Barry@cmc.qld.gov.au
Fax: (07) 3360 6235

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(07) 3360 6275
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0407 373 803
Email:
Dominic.Feenan@cmc.qld.gov.au
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