AUSTRAC information assisted authorities investigating a multi-million-dollar postal fraud and tax evasion scheme.
AUSTRAC assisted a law enforcement investigation into a syndicate importing precursor chemicals from South Africa into Australia to produce up to AUD20 million worth of amphetamines.
A law enforcement agency used AUSTRAC financial transaction data to investigate a suspect who was selling counterfeit vehicle parts on the Australian market.
AUSTRAC assisted law enforcement to investigate two senior public servants charged with stealing more than AUD1.7 million cash from a state government department.
A money laundering and taxation investigation commenced into a suspect who, for more than 10 years, declared minimal income to the Australian Taxation Office while living a luxurious lifestyle.
AUSTRAC contributed to a joint international investigation which exposed a multi-million dollar global fraud committed by an Asian finance manager and international casino ‘high roller’.
AUSTRAC information assisted law enforcement to investigate a network involved in defrauding a university of over AUD30 million and laundering the funds to purchase property and racehorses.
Cold-call investment fraud involves unsolicited contact, generally by telephone, with victims who are persuaded to invest money in shares that are either worthless or non-existent.
An Australian drug syndicate used multiple money laundering methods to launder more than AUD1 million worth of profits from cannabis sales.
AUSTRAC intelligence helps law enforcement investigation into a known criminal identity who was suspected of being involved in numerous large-scale drug importations into Australia.