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Former Wagga MP Daryl Maguire at ICAC accused of cash-for visa migration ‘scam’ for Chinese workers | The Canberra Times

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The Independent Commission Against Corruption has heard damning claims that former MP Daryl Maguire ran a cash-for-visas “scam” via his secret involvement in a NSW Riverina company. Counsel assisting ICAC, Scott Robertson, told the hearing that the Wagga Wagga-based employment listed in the applications did not exist and the applicants were part of a “scam” to use “no-show jobs” as a pathway to permanent residency in Australia.
ICAC was also presented with an intercepted phone call in which Mr Maguire discussed meetings with a Samoan government official as part of proposal to build a casino in the Pacific Islands nation.
Wagga businessman Phillip Elliott told the first day of hearings in Sydney on Monday that Mr Maguire was “effectively a director” of G8wayinternational but was kept off the paperwork to avoid declaring his involvement to Parliament. AS IT HAPPENED: Live blog of ICAC’s first day of hearings into

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Student accused of cyberattack that crashed Miami schools’ servers

  • A high school student has been arrested and charged with a cyberattack that took down the servers of Miami-Dade County public schools this week, the school district said in a statement.
  • The attack crashed the district’s online learning platform and blocked students from logging on during their first week of online classes.
  • A 16-year-old student admitted to carrying out a distributed denial-of-service attack, and the FBI is now investigating the incident, the district said.
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A 16-year-old student has been arrested and charged with orchestrating a cyberattack that crashed the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ online learning platform during the first week of classes, the school district said Thursday.

The district began its first day of online classes on Monday, with all students signing on remotely. But almost immediately, classes were disrupted when students encountered glitches that made it difficult to log on to the

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