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Public servants charged with conspiring to defraud federal government after lengthy police investigation

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 12 2020 - 12:53pm, first published June 11 2020 - 5:10am
Abdul Aziz El-Debel, who is charged with conspiring to defraud the federal government and abusing public office. Picture: Blake Foden

Three Canberra public servants have been accused of fraud after they allegedly used inside knowledge of a government department to direct contracts through certain suppliers for their own financial gain.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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