Crime Interrupted – A race against time to stop millions in theft

Listen to a recent episode of the AFP’s Crime Interrupted podcast about Operation Birks (episode 5, season 2), featuring Natasha from the AUSTRAC-led Fintel Alliance.

Operation Birks saw the AFP and its partners bring down a syndicate stealing millions of dollars from everyday Australian’s funds and share trading accounts. In a race against time to stop millions of dollars in theft, the team worked together to unravel a complex web of false accounts to discover how the syndicate was exploiting vulnerabilities in the system.