Questions raised ... Glenn Stevens. Photo: Tamara Voninski
(Sydney Morning Herald) - The arms dealer's company wrote to Mr Campbell demanding further payments and stating that it had convinced the ''prime minister and the Malaysian cabinet'' to give out contracts.
NEW internal documents have contradicted parliamentary testimony by the Reserve Bank governor, Glenn Stevens, that the bank knew nothing about the Securency banknote scandal before it was revealed by a Fairfax investigation in 2009.
The scandal involves the Reserve Bank companies Securency and Note Printing Australia, which were charged last year with bribing foreign officials to win banknote contracts.
The sensitive documents, seen by the Fairfax, which contradict Mr Stevens's parliamentary testimony, come from the central bank's files.
They show that in 2007: