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Fraud squad exposed Queensland Police Service to serious fraud risk, corruption watchdog finds
Queensland’s corruption watchdog has found a police fraud squad initiative that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from the private sector exposed the state’s police service to a serious fraud risk.
A Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation into the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) Project Synergy has found the program was not conducted transparently and had weaknesses assessed as “high — requires immediate management action”.
“By developing work-arounds in what they saw as…