At what point did someone say “Do we have a Whistle Blowing Service?

The Australian Federal Police alleges a percentage of the funds that should have been paid in tax was skimmed by a syndicate and spent on lavish lifestyle expenses in a white collar fraud racket.

Finance has also confirmed it engaged seven contractors through external companies that had a relationship with Plutus Payroll.

Following a Senate estimates hearing in May, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet told senators it engaged 23 contractors who used Plutus Payroll for payment while doing government work.

PM&C said it engaged the contractors who used Plutus through five labour hire companies: Programmed Professionals, First People Recruitment Solutions, Dynamo IT, Hays Recruitment and Clicks & Programmed.