Head of Sky railway building in charge of directing taxpayers
It was said that the workers were being funded to renovate their colleagues' houses and also bought a steamboat and a caravan with money taken out of the project.
This is the first photo of a private residence outside Melbourne.
The building's chief, Corey Oakley, allegedly instructed his staff to work for three weeks instead of building sky rail.
The house was owned by Steven John Winter, who was part of the consortium and earned $1.
6 billion terminate the labor contract for nine levels between Caulfield and Dandenong. A 49-year-
Victoria Police confirmed that the old Selby man was accused of obtaining financial benefits through deception.
Kory Oxley, who works for Lendlease, is also part of a consortium that manages signed government projects and faces 11 criminal charges on Wednesday, among them were the work that was allegedly done at Mr. Winter's private home last year, authorizing $75,000 in workers' wages.
Workers engaged in home renovations are accused of using trucks and excavators belonging to the project. Mr Oxley, a 37-year-
The old man from Berwick is also accused of running a nearly $200,000 pay rort, with workers filling out false schedules and applying for lucrative hours for shifts they have never worked on --
The practice of "ghosting" in the construction industry.
Victoria Police also accused Mr. Oakley of using money allegedly taken out of the project to buy a boat Lanser 530 and an Avante 556 caravan.
He faces charges related to theft of more than $10,000 worth of electric tools and safety lights with the "ctd" label, which represents Caulfield-to-
Dandenong-name of horizontal cross project.
Victoria Police also claimed that, at a time when he was said to authorize a fraudulent schedule, he threatened to kill someone and seriously hurt someone on last November.
Meanwhile, the second man admitted to stealing lucrative copper rolls from the Crossing project.
Worker Hayden Tarawa admitted in a local court on Tuesday that he had stolen six rolls of copper worth $150,000.
He sold a roll of about $20,000 of copper to scrap metal dealers in the South.
East of two suburbs
The week of last September
Tarawa was the second person to admit the theft after Hozay Crewther was also fined $1750 in September for stealing copper from sky rail projects.
Victoria Police also charged another person with connection to the sky rail project, meaning that a total of seven people now either face criminal charges or plead guilty to charges related to alleged illegal action, including 36. year-
Old Clyde North and 29-year-
Tarawa pretends to be an authorized seller of copper, who sold nearly $10,000 of stolen material to Al-
Sahelian metal recycling company ups and downs in Carrum.
He also sold over $14,500 of stolen copper to Doverton's Amit Metals, pretending to be an authorized seller, and sold it twice as a girlfriend.
Documents show that more than $6000 in connection with the sale of copper was deposited into the bank account of Tarawa.
Copper is the group that belongs to LendLease to carry out the clearance of the flat crossing as well as the contractor of the CPB, WSP Baicheng, Melbourne Aurecon and Metro.
Tarawa initially faced 17 allegations, down to eight.
When asked to plead guilty, Tarawa looked straight at the judge, with his head slightly lowered and his hands clasped and said, "Guilty, your Honour . ".
On Tuesday, another worker, Dayle Prebble, also faced a court on charges of copper theft;
However, the charges were dropped and he was eventually convicted of stealing the boss's license plate.
He was fined $200. The $8.
The cost of dismantling 50 crossings (including Caulfield to the Dandenong Sky railway project) was at least $2 for 3 billion.
3 billion, according to the Victorian Auditor-General.
The demolition of another 25 projects will increase the cost of the entire project to $14. 9 billion.
Oakley faces an extended public hearing.
Tarawa will be sentenced in the County Court on October. Know more? Email timna. jacks@theage. com.