Contrary to his own over inflated legal opinion of the merits of his case…Craig Thomson was convicted yesterday on fraud charges, for paying for hookers and other services on his union credit card.
Former federal MP Craig Thomson has been found guilty of obtaining financial advantage by using his Health Services Union (HSU) credit card to pay for sexual services and making cash withdrawals.
In handing down his findings, Magistrate Charlie Rozencwajg found Thomson dishonestly used his union cards while national secretary of the union.
Thomson sat quietly in the front row of a packed Melbourne Magistrates Court as Mr Rozencwajg delivered his verdicts.
The magistrate said the court had heard from several union witnesses who made it clear that union credit cards were for business purposes only.
“This must have been known by the accused,” Mr Rozencwajg said. Read more »