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New case study

24 June 2016

AUSTRAC helps bust money laundering syndicate...

Three independent remittance dealers suspended

16 June 2016

Effective 15 June 2016, AUSTRAC has suspended the registration of three entities on the Remittance Sector Register.

Updates to the AUSTRAC compliance guide

9 June 2016

AUSTRAC has published a list of updates made to the AUSTRAC compliance guide since it was published in September 2014.

Draft costings on Chapter 4 amendments

9 June 2016

Draft costings on the amendments relating to electronic safe harbour procedures for customers are now available for public consultation.

Registration cancelled for two remitters

9 June 2016

AUSTRAC has cancelled the registrations of Korea Pty. Ltd. and Forex Sydney Pty Ltd.

Media releases

A WA Joint Organised Crime Task Force operation has seized approx. 200kg of methamphetamine.

Today AUSTRAC welcomed recommendations to simplify and modernise legislation to protect our economy from serious and organised crime and terrorism financing

AUSTRAC has filed a further 61 alleged contraventions against 3 Tabcorp companies adding to current civil penalty court proceedings.

AUSTRAC is analysing information related to the 'Panama Papers' and comparing it to our other data-holdings.

Delegates at the first counter-terrorism financing summit in the Asia Pacific region have agreed on the urgent need to maximise the use of technology in the fight against terrorism.