The registration by AUSTRAC of a digital currency exchange or remittance service provider does not constitute an endorsement of that business or compliance with any AML/CTF obligations.
News and updates
From 3 April 2018, businesses providing cash-in-transit and insurance services (except motor vehicle dealers) will no longer have obligations under the AML/CTF Act and the FTR Act.
From 3 April 2018 all businesses providing DCE services in Australia are regulated under new anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) laws.
AUSTRAC has become aware of a telephone scam using our name.
Being a digital currency exchange provider means you are running a business that exchanges digital currency with money or vice versa.
AUSTRAC has published new guidance for the pubs and clubs sector on how to develop and implement an AML/CTF program tailored to their business.
Have you transferred money through a Western Union retail outlet only to become a victim of fraud? To help you make a claim, AUSTRAC might be able to provide you with a copy of the relevant transfer.
Draft AML/CTF Rules and a new DCE information page are now available
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