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Joint media release from the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and AUSTRAC

A new report released today by Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and the ACNC, identifies significant risks for non-profit organisations in relation to money laundering and terrorism financing.

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

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