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Typologies

Typologies show the various methods criminals use to conceal, launder or move illicit funds.

Typologies, Case study

AUSTRAC's 2012 typologies report is the sixth in an annual series of reports produced by the agency.

The 2012 report includes 21 real-life case studies illustrating how legitimate services offered by Australian businesses have been exploited for criminal purposes. By highlighting these past examples of criminal activity, the report educates Australian businesses about their money laundering and terrorism financing risks and helps them recognise and mitigate these risks.

Typologies, Case study

The AUSTRAC typologies and case studies report 2009 is the third in a series of reports AUSTRAC has produced to assist industry to fulfil its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing obligations.

The 42 case studies within this report illustrate how legitimate businesses and financial channels have been misused for money laundering and other crimes such as drug importation and trafficking, tax evasion and credit card fraud. The report also highlights many 'red flag' indicators - examples of suspicious customer behaviour that may suggest illicit activities.

Typologies, Case study

Typologies show the various methods criminals use to conceal, launder or move illicit funds.

Typologies, Case study

The AUSTRAC typologies and case studies report 2010 is the fourth in a series of reports AUSTRAC has produced to educate Australian businesses about their money laundering and terrorism financing risks, and assist them to recognise and guard against these risks in the future.

The 2010 report includes 31 real-life case studies illustrating how Australian businesses have been misused by criminals to commit a range of serious offences, including drug importation and trafficking, identity fraud, and money laundering.

Typologies, Case study

Typologies show the various methods criminals use to conceal, launder or move illicit funds.

A 2014 report about terrorism financing in Australia, including risks and threats, the channels used to raise and transfer funds, indicators to help identify suspicious activity, and the legal and regulatory framework in place to help deter and detect terrorism financing.

 

Posters and fact sheets

A downloadable poster to remind you of your obligations to identify and verify the beneficial owners of your customers.