Former NSW MP Daryl Maguire has admitted to a string of corruption allegations during an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) hearing.
The former Wagga Wagga MP is accused of using his position in Parliament to benefit himself and his related business associates.
Within half an hour of questioning, Mr Maguire admitted to using his parliamentary office and resources to conduct various business dealings, including receiving thousands of dollars in cash at his office as part of a visa scam.
He also admitted to acting as a shadow director for a business known as G8wayInternational, as well as using his parliamentary staff, resources, mailing system and even the parliamentary library for the business.
Mr Maguire said those business interests were not disclosed as they should have been in line with his obligations as an MP.
He said he also used his position as chair of the NSW Parliamentary Asia Pacific Friendship