Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Pisasale Faces More Charges

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Pisasale Faces More Charges

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Byline: Toby Mann

QUEENSLAND'S corruption watchdog is expected to lay further charges against the former Ipswich mayor who's already accused of corruption and misconduct.

Paul Pisasale is facing a raft of charges after allegedly taking goods meant for charity organisations worth more than $60,000 and lying to the Crime and Corruption Commission.

His matter came before Brisbane Magistrates Court yesterday morning, where crown lawyer Madonna Evans sought a three-month adjournment due to the expected new charges.

She did not disclose what the new charges would be, or when they would be laid.

Other charges the 66-year-old is facing were earlier revealed in court documents, which state he "dishonestly applied to his own use a quantity of tools" worth $51,292 between November 2016 and June 2017 intended for Men's Sheds.

Pisasale is also accused of dishonestly applying to his own use a $10,000 cheque "in his possession subject to a direction. …

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