NSW Premier website points to Joe prankster

Labor bribe scandal mocked by online Twit

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally

The Twitter account linked to the NSW Premier Kristina Keneally has been compromised, revealing the state government was "open to donations" following the denial of bribery allegations of a Labor official.

The revelation was part of a prank, rather than a confession, after a crafty Twitter user snapped up Keneally's jettisoned Twitter account @premierofnsw, which remained as a link on the Premier's official website.

Keneally's office quickly fixed the mixup and the obligatory Twitter button on the premier's website now points to her new account. However, the former Twitter account has been in the hands of prankster, ‘Joe’ since Monday.

Joe told Twitter followers: "First off I am not the premier — she gave up this account so I reserved it".

Other updates included "NSW Planning director general Sam Haddad vigorously denied to ICAC today that he had been bribed; however NSW labor remains open to donations" and "it is getting dark. Feeling really safe since Malabar police station is closing. Thanks NSW government."

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