ICAC hears former Wagga MP Maguire ‘paid cash’ by visa consultant Maggie Wang for worker scheme | The Courier

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An immigration consultant has told a corruption hearing that she regularly paid up to $20,000 in cash to former NSW Riverina based MP Daryl Maguire in Parliament House as part of a Chinese worker scheme. Former Beijing finance worker Maggie Wang detailed to the Independent Commission Against Corruption on Tuesday how she was allegedly recruited by Mr Maguire, Wagga RSL director Phillip Elliott and Wagga financial planner Julian McLaren to advise on how to profit from Chinese visa applicants. Cottontail Wines owner Gerry McCormick also reappeared to admit giving false testimony the previous day. Ms Wang said she met Mr Maguire to exchange cash on about a dozen occasions, either in Parliament or at a cafe in Martin Place. She said the cash given to Mr Maguire was the remainder from fees and costs

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