Ed Queensland staff face charged by corruption watchdog

FOUR people working in Queensland's education department have been charged with fraud.

Two women, aged 37 and 40, and a man, 47, were charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission with fraud amounting to $2.5 million while working for the department.

A second 47-year-old man was charged with fraud amounting to more than $360,000.

All four will face court on August 13.



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