MILITARY ENLISTS ‘CON MAN’S’ HELP AS INFORMANT
SUVA. Fiji (Fiji Times, Dec. 29) – Australian conman Peter Foster has joined the military's "clean-up campaign" to help rid Fiji of corruption.
Foster, jailed in three continents for fraud, is under police and military guard at JJ's on the Park after spending most of yesterday at Queen Elizabeth Barracks, telling all he knows about corruption within the SDL party.
His "evidence" is likely to be part of a brief to be made public by self-appointed president and leader of the December 5 coup, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, on New Year's Day.
Foster has been banned by the army from talking publicly, but in earlier interviews claimed to have been working undercover, securing evidence of corruption.
"I've been wearing a wire and recording conversations with corrupt ministers," he said at that time.
"Some of the corruption is amazing and some of the vote-rigging from the last election goes so deep it's...