Dirty dealings: Melbourne trains weren’t being CLEANED during the height of the coronavirus pandemic – because contractors were paying off a Metro Trains manager
- Metro Trains’ operational fleet manager Peter Bollas said he was taking bribes
- He said Transclean boss George Haritos paid him $150k for cleaning contracts
- In return Mr Bollas kept hidden that Transclean were not properly cleaning trains
- Mr Bollas swore at Mr Haritos about the cleaning quality in a recorded phone call
Melbourne metro trains were not cleaned properly during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic because cleaning contractors bribed a Metro Trains manager to cover up their work, an inquiry found.
Metro Trains’ operational fleet manager Peter Bollas admitted to receiving $150,000 from Transclean boss George Haritos, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) heard on