Bankrupt, convicted fraudster and blackmailer Graham McCready is today laying charges in the courts using a section of the Crimes Act covering corruption for public officials.
The left-wing have cackled for months over McCready’s ongoing prosecution of John Banks so they can hardly complain when one of their own comes under the hammer.
A private prosecution will be brought today against Auckland’s embattled Mayor Len Brown, alleging he broke the law in not declaring hotel freebies from SkyCity.
Two charging documents sent to Auckland District Court by retired Wellington accountant Graham McCready state that between November 2010 and November last year, Mr Brown accepted for himself and his wife Shan Inglis three complimentary hotel rooms and five free room upgrades from SkyCity and SkyCity Grand Hotels.
The gifts, worth about $4600 by Mr McCready’s calculations, led to “favourable consideration” given by Mr Brown towards SkyCity and parent company SkyCity Casinos, say the documents. Â Read more »