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Professional Misconduct

Thomas Van Grootel


Address: Perth, WA, Australia
Age: 61
Sex: Male
Occupation: Contractor
Date: 14 June 2012


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Thomas Van Grootel was found guilty of corruption on 14 June 2012 at the Perth Magistrate's Court.


As a director of City and Suburban Maintenance Ptd Ltd, Van Grootel received more than $900,000 in City of Stirling contracts from the employee, a building coordinator, between May 2004 and January 2010.


In return, Van Grootel gave the employee goods including a four-wheel-drive vehicle.


Eight people have been charged by the CCC with 35 offences as a result of the investigation into the procurement of goods and services by the council.


Van Grootel is the third contractor to receive a jail term.


The accused was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment.