Australia’s financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, today initiated civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for serious and systemic non-compliance with the AML/CTF Act.
As part of National Missing Persons Week 2017, AUSTRAC, Australia’s financial intelligence agency, together with its Fintel Alliance industry partners, will support police investigations of financial crime that may impact missing persons.
Media representatives are invited to register for the 3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit 2017 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 20 to 23 November 2017
Australia’s first risk assessment of the securities and derivatives sector has revealed how serious and organised criminals can, and have, exploited our financial system.
Travellers into and out of Australia are reminded that it is a legal requirement under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF Act) to declare currency of AUD$10
In the wake of an historic court conviction, AUSTRAC has warned that legal action will be taken against unregistered remitters who engage in deliberate and systemic breaches of AML/CTF laws.
Australia's first risk assessment of stored value cards has revealed how criminals can exploit these seemingly innocent modern technologies for ill-gotten gains, including money laundering and terror financing.
A new tool for financial planners to help fight serious financial crime including terrorism financing
One of the major players behind an international crime syndicate that laundered more than $29 million in proceeds of crime in Australia has today been sentenced to 10 years jail.
Yesterday I formally announced my resignation from AUSTRAC to take up a new opportunity with HSBC Bank based in Hong Kong.