Damien Mantach jailed for five years for stealing from Liberal Party coffers
Former Liberal Party director Damien Mantach has been sentenced to five years jail for stealing $1.5 million from party coffers.
Mantach was handed the verdict on Tuesday morning.
He’ll serve a minimum of two years and eight months before being eligible for parole.
Channel 9 reporter Karen Michael explained the story to Ross Greenwood.
‘He described the offending as an anesthetic for his personal problems.’
‘It is a fall from grace.’
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