All but one charge dismissed in AWB case

Gregor Heard
Updated December 16 2016 - 8:58am, first published December 15 2016 - 6:08pm
Former AWB chairman Trevor Flugge was found guilty of one charge brought against him by ASIC in relation to the oil for food scandal but had another three dismissed.
Former AWB chairman Trevor Flugge was found guilty of one charge brought against him by ASIC in relation to the oil for food scandal but had another three dismissed.

FORMER AWB chairman Trevor Flugge and AWB trading manager Peter Geary have escaped largely unscathed from charges brought against them by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) in relation to their involvement in the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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