Australia's financial intelligence unit with regulatory responsibility for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.
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This strategic analysis brief is designed to provide information about money laundering methods, vulnerabilities and indicators associated with PEPs and laundering the proceeds of corruption including foreign bribery.
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Stakeholder consultation paper detailing the proposed model for the 2015–16 industry contribution is now open for consultation.
Draft AML/CTF Rules have been published relating to the Western Union account-based money transfer system.
AUSTRAC published draft AML/CTF Rules amending Chapter 4 (customer identification), for consultation.
31 July 2015
A joint agency investigation involving the WA Police Organised Crime Squad has resulted in charges related to international money transfers and the suspension of a money transfer business.
30 July 2015
AUSTRAC information and expert analysis has contributed to the dismantling of an international drug syndicate, according to a case study released today.
27 July 2015
AUSTRAC has released a new analysis report about serious organised crime groups using business express deposit boxes and internet banking to avoid ‘know your customer’ requirements.