A former Loddon Prison employee accused of accepting bribes of almost $30,000 to show favour to certain people had his case adjourned in the Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
Legal representation for Lyndon Turvey, 51, sought a further adjournment of the matter.
Turvey is facing five charges from the Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission.
He is accused of accepting four bribes, totalling $27,530, from six individuals to “act in violation of his official duty and show favour” to certain people.
Individual payments allegedly ranged from $1400 to $10,230.
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The alleged bribery offences occurred between May 2016 and June 2017.
His matter is scheduled for a contest mention hearing in the Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on December 4.