http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-...-construction-union-bosses-dropped-by/9766648 hahahahahaha Blackmail charges against CFMEU bosses John Setka, Shaun Reardon dropped By Karen Percy and staff Updated yesterday at 3:33pm PHOTO: John Setka (L) said he and Shaun Reardon (R) were victims of a "witch hunt". (AAP: Joe Castro) RELATED STORY: Blackmail case against CFMEU officials set to go ahead after court judgement Blackmail charges brought against construction union bosses John Setka and Shaun Reardon have been dropped by Victorian prosecutors. Key points: John Setka says charges were part of 'conspiracy' targeting unions Prosecutors alleged Setka and Reardon threatened Boral with union action Judge describes decision to drop charges as 'sensible' They told a hearing in the Melbourne's Magistrates' Court that "after consideration of the facts, we have been advised to withdraw". The charges related to allegations the pair from the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) had spoken to executives at Boral about not supplying concrete to Melbourne worksites run by construction giant Grocon. When told the prosecution intended to withdraw the blackmail charges, Magistrate Charles Rozencwajg said: "I think it's a very sensible decision".