Investigation clears Crown Resorts CEO Ciarán Carruthers of wrongdoing after “whistle blower” complaint

Investigation clears Crown Resorts CEO Ciarán Carruthers of wrongdoing after “whistle blower” complaint

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  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming
February 8, 2024 2:38 PM
  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming

An independent investigation into the CEO of Australian casino operator Crown Resorts, Ciarán Carruthers, has cleared him of any wrongdoing following an internal investigation over allegations he intervened to let some patrons who had been removed by security back into the casino at Crown Melbourne.

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According to a report by local media outlet The Age, Crown Chairman Bill McBeath sent an internal memo to staff confirming that Carruthers did not breach any regulations or laws and reiterating the company’s support for the remediation work he is undertaking to transform Crown and ensure it returns to suitability to operate its casinos in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.