UPDATE: Police have laid charges former boss of the Health Services Union Michael Williamson after he appeared at the Maroubra Police Station this morning.
Mr Williamson is facing 20 charges including Fraud.
Mr Williamson is one of three individuals at the centre of corruption allegations at the HSU embroiling Craig Thomson and Kathy Jackson.
Mr Williamson has been arrested for allegedly attempting to “hinder investigations into fraud and corruption within the union.”
Police expect to lay charges with a number of offences including “corruption at the Union,” “recruiting a person to engage in criminal activity” and “publishing false statements.”
Is the person Craig Thomson?
Former Labor MP Craig Thomson was assistant secretary of the NSW branch of the HSU from 1999 to 2002. Mr Thomson was suspended from his membership of the ALP earlier this year and now sits as an independent.
A police officer at Maroubra Police Station confirmed that…
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