Former NSW MP Daryl Maguire tells ICAC he didn’t report ‘cash-for-visa scam’ because he was making money

Former NSW MP Daryl Maguire has told a corruption inquiry he did not report his involvement in a “cash-for-visa scam” because he was making money.

The former Wagga Wagga MP is accused of using his position in Parliament to benefit himself and his related business associates.

Within half an hour of questioning in NSW’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Mr Maguire admitted to using his parliamentary office and resources to conduct various business dealings, including receiving thousands of dollars in cash at his office as part of the visa scam.

He also admitted to acting as a shadow director for a business known as G8wayInternational, as well as using his parliamentary staff, resources, mailing system and even the parliamentary library for the business.

Mr Maguire said those business interests were not disclosed as they should have been in line with his obligations as an MP.

Later, he told the hearing

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United States Online Gambling Market Report 2020: Live Casino Gaining Momentum Despite Stringent Regulations

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “United States Online Gambling Market- Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The United States online gambling market is projected to register a CAGR of 15.41% during the forecast period (2020 – 2025)

The current legislation framework for online betting in the United States allows only bookmakers licensed in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey to operate legally, as these are the four states where online betting is regulated

New Jersey is currently the largest market for regulated online gambling in the United States. Over a dozen legal and licensed online casino sites and poker rooms compete for an overall market that is worth more than USD 225 million a year. There are a number of sportsbooks and online sports betting apps live in the state.

As per the data released by the

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SPEDA, Kentucky Small Business Development Center partner to hire small business coach – Lane Report

Steve Lochmueller

Somerset, Ky. — A new partnership between the Kentucky Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) and the Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) will bring a small business coach to Somerset who has significant experience in operations and leadership.

The two organizations have hired Steve Lochmueller, an operations executive skilled at building companies through new business development, strategic initiatives and teamwork. In his new role, Lochmueller will provide one-on-one consultations at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in southern Kentucky, while also facilitating low-cost training programs taught by industry experts and qualified SBDC consultants for the small business community. Through this partnership — made possible by Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding — Lochmueller will be based out of SPEDA’s headquarters in Somerset.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with KSBDC and SPEDA to coach entrepreneurs and small business owners in these difficult times

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Newtek Business Services Corp. to Report Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on Wednesday, …

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BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Newtek Business Services Corp., (Nasdaq: NEWT), an internally managed business development company (“BDC”), today announced that it will report its third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. A conference call to discuss these results will be hosted by Barry Sloane, Chief Executive Officer, and Christopher Towers, Chief Accounting Officer, the following day, Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:30 am ET. The live conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 303-6993 or (760) 666-3611.

A live webcast of the call and the corresponding presentation will be available in the ‘Events & Presentations’ section of the Investor Relations portion of Newtek’s website at http://investor.newtekbusinessservices.com/events-and-presentations. A replay of the webcast with the corresponding presentation

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5G Wireless Existential Business Plans, According to New Report by fibeReality, LLC

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MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 12, 2020–

fibeReality, LLC announced in a newly published study that the 5G strategy of Verizon Wireless and other mobile network operators is simply about ensuring their sheer survival because of the intense concern of running out of adequate capacity in general, based on the burgeoning data requirements of their current and near-term customers. Verizon’s 5G Enterprise: Hoarding mmWave for Viability states that although being compelled to quickly respond to getting hammered on the marketing side for full nationwide 5G offerings, especially by T-Mobile, Verizon has already gained a vital network cost and efficiency advantage in maximizing its internal scale capability, including deploying the most optimal architectural design, and encompassing its fiber support infrastructure.

“There has been a false industry-wide narrative that the main purpose of 5G

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B/R Staff NFL Week 5 Report Card: Alex Smith Makes Miraculous Comeback | Bleacher Report

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The unthinkable happened Sunday when Alex Smith played in an NFL game again. 

Smith suffered a gruesome leg injury nearly two years ago that required 17 surgeries to rectify. When the Washington Football Team’s Kyle Allen, who started instead of Dwayne Haskins Jr., endured a head-on collision with Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, Smith entered the contest and didn’t leave. 

In the 30-10 loss, the 36-year-old signal-caller completed nine of 17 passes for 37 yards. But Smith’s actual performance didn’t matter to many, including his counterpart on the other sideline Sunday. 

“That is really one of the most amazing things, I thinknot only that we’ve ever seen, but one of the most amazing things in football history, is him getting back from that injury and coming back,” Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff told reporters

How should Smith’s return to professional football be

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Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices Market 2020 Report Latest Research, Business Analysis And Forecast 2026 Analysis Research

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Sep 23, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices Market” Report discusses about thenew Advances and Prospectsin Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices Market. This report analyses adoption trends, key challenges, future growth potentials, key drivers, competitive outlook, restraints, opportunities, market ecosystem, and value chain analysis of Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices Industry. The objective of Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices market report is to knowrecent development trends, upcoming opportunities, identifying the emerging application areas across Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices industry.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this Industry.

The Global Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices Market analysis report provides a detail study of market size of different segments and countries of previous years and forecasts the values to the next Five years. This Diagnostic Wearable Medical Devices

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Sodium Sulphate Anhydrous Market-Industry trend, Business Analysis, Top competitors, Application and Growth Rate Report

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The report offers a comprehensive analysis and contains crucial market data. The overview of the Sodium Sulphate Anhydrous market comprises its definition, its key applications, and manufacturing technologies that are used. Besides providing a detailed scope of the report, the overview also provides clarity regarding the market. The report emphasizes on the recent innovations and developments occurring in the Sodium Sulphate Anhydrous market and also examines the drivers related to the product’s price margins. In order to predict the market forecast, factors which are taken into considerations are the performance of the market players, increasing trends of the industries, and macro-economic outlook of the market scenario. The report also focuses on other major factors such as drivers & restraints and opportunities & threats.

Sodium sulphate Anhydrous is an inorganic compound which is used in paper, detergent, glass,

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Microsoft Planning To Bring Xbox Game Pass To iOS By 2021, Report Says

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  • Microsoft games boss Phil Spencer wants to bring Game Pass to iOS devices by next year, a report says
  • Apple hasn’t allowed streaming game services in the past because it couldn’t review each title in the catalog
  • A former Apple App Store director claimed Apple doesn’t want competition for its own Arcade service

Microsoft could bring its Xbox Game Pass to Apple devices by 2021, according to a new report.

Business Insider reported, citing sources with “direct knowledge of his comments,” that games boss Phil Spencer told Microsoft employees at an all-hands meeting on Wednesday, “We will absolutely end up on iOS.”

Game Pass is a video game subscription service launched in 2017 where players pay $9.99 monthly to have access to a catalog of games from various publishers. Often compared to Netflix, Game Pass adds and withdraws games for certain periods of time.

It is available to

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Ahead of Prime Day, online scammers posing as Amazon employees: Report

As Amazon Prime Day and Target Deal Day approach, the Better Business Bureau is out with a new warning about scammers aiming to steal your personal information.

In a new scam alert released Thursday, the BBB said that con artists are posing as Amazon employees and calling people, claiming to need information about their account.

According to the BBB, the caller will say there’s a problem with your account, or a similar story to that degree, like a failed credit card payment or a lost package. They will then ask you for your credit card and account details to access your personal information. They may also request remote access to your computer to “help” solve the problem.

PHOTO: A woman is pictured doing online shopping with her tablet in this undated stock photo. (STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images)

MORE: Amazon Prime Day 2020: Mark your calendar and get ready to shop

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