Federal Labor's Chris Bowen said: "Of course it's a disturbing case but the courts should be allowed to do their job; the course of justice and law should be allowed to proceed without political commentary."
The son of deputy tax commissioner Michael Cranston has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a $165-million fraud syndicate.The Australian Federal Police said Adam Cranston was among nine people arrested for alleged involvement in the large-scale fraud. Adam Cranston was arrested at his flat in the affluent beach suburb of Bondi during raids yesterday and has been charged with conspiracy to defraud the Commonwealth.
ATO chief caught on phone taps to son and antiseministic comment
The AFP has provided The Register with the diagram below to illustrate how the scheme worked
(Payroll-for-contractors company named at centre of AU$165m tax scam scheme)
How Plutus Payroll was allegedly used in a scheme to defraud the Commonwealth of Australia. Source: AFP. Click here to embiggen.
The Sydney Morning Herald: Federal police raid office of Sydney property developers Michael Teplitsky and Boris Markovsky