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Australian Border Force officer engaged in corrupt conduct by giving information to drug syndicate: integrity watchdog

Doug Dingwall
September 9 2021 - 3:00am
The Australian Federal Police referred the matter to the anti-corruption watchdog in 2014 during the course of an investigation into a criminal drug syndicate. Picture: Keegan Carroll
The Australian Federal Police referred the matter to the anti-corruption watchdog in 2014 during the course of an investigation into a criminal drug syndicate. Picture: Keegan Carroll

An investigation has found a former Border Force employee engaged in corrupt conduct by giving information to a friend that was used to import drug precursors into the country.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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