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Remitter re-registered with conditions

12 January 2016

Estefa Milka Honores (trading as American Cash Service), whose registration was cancelled in August 2015, has been re-registered with conditions.

Two remitters have had registration suspended

12 January 2016

Western Union affiliates Weigang Li & Dongfang Tan (trading as Empire Milk Bar) & Narinder Singh (trading as Star Link Travel) were suspended on 15 December 2015.

Compliance report for 2015 now available

6 January 2016

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Media releases

Delegates at the first counter-terrorism financing summit in the Asia Pacific region have agreed on the urgent need to maximise the use of technology in the fight against terrorism.

The Government is determined to detect and disrupt terrorism financing in Australia and take action against people who provide support to terrorist organisations.

AUSTRAC information helped convict an international drug trafficker for possession, and attempted possession, of two kilograms of cocaine and heroin with a street value of up to $493,240.