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Construction giant's crimes ignored
This article was a leaflet produced by Spirit of Eureka - NSW
Leighton Holdings paid no tax in 2013-14 on over $5 billion income. But Leighton has very dirty secrets besides tax dodging.
When Stephen Sasse, a former Leighton senior executive began investigating Leighton's international businesses, he found “an entrenched culture of wrongdoing”. (Senate Corporate Tax Inquiry 22/4/16)
When he warned the construction giant’s board of bribery, corruption and fake agreements moving millions to foreign subcontractors, they didn't want to know, and he was 'pushed out'.
Leighton changed its name to Cimic Group in 2015, discarding a name about to be linked to tax evasion and corruption. Leighton/Cimic is one of the Business Council's biggest members, with operations in 20 countries.
Last year the government said letting the public know about corporations with more than $100 million income would “lead to kidnappings”, and tried to make laws to stop us knowing.
Mr Turnbull, like Mr Abbott, is desperate to bring back the Australian Building and Construction Commission to hammer building workers. It cost $164.5 million in its last
Whistle blower Stephen Sasse