AUSTRAC produces annual typologies and case studies reports to assist reporting entities to fulfil their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing obligations. Each report contains numerous case studies detailing the various methods criminals use to conceal, launder or move illicit funds, both in Australia and overseas.
If you have any feedback about AUSTRAC's typologies and case studies reports, or ideas for future topics, please email INTEL_TYPOLOGIES@austrac.gov.au.
Typologies and case studies report 2013
AUSTRAC's 2013 typologies report is the seventh in the report series.
The 2013 report includes 23 real-life case studies showing how legitimate services offered by Australian businesses have been exploited for criminal purposes, including for drug trafficking, child exploitation, fraud and tax evasion. By highlighting past examples of criminal activity, the report educates businesses on their money laundering and terrorism financing risks and helps them recognise and mitigate these risks.
AUSTRAC typologies and case studies report 2013 (PDF, 2MB)
Media backgrounder - typologies and case studies report (Word, 173KB)
Media backgrounder - typologies and case studies report (PDF, 82KB)