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Format: 22/08/2017
Format: 22/08/2017
Minister for Justice media release: New era for Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Paul Jevtovic APM has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC).

Remitter registration suspended: AVSForex Pty Ltd

AUSTRAC has suspended the registration of a Melbourne-based remittance provider, AVSForex Pty Ltd (AVSForex) following the conviction of its sole director for money laundering.

Following the money trail key to combating serious crime in 2013-14

The latest annual report from Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) agency highlights how following the money trail helps combat serious crime.

Remitter registration cancelled

Acting AUSTRAC CEO John Schmidt announced that the registration of Sydney-based S K Trading (NSW) Pty Ltd (SKT) had been cancelled.

AUSTRAC issues extended suspension of Bisotel Rieh Pty Ltd's registration

On 17 September 2014, AUSTRAC suspended the registration of Bisotel Rieh Pty Ltd as a remittance provider due to concerns about possible terrorism financing risk.

AUSTRAC extends the suspension of Bisotel Rieh's registration

AUSTRAC has decided to suspend the registration of Bisotel Rieh Pty Ltd for a further seven days while written submissions from the remitter are considered.

AUSTRAC suspends remittance provider registration

AUSTRAC has suspended the registration of a remittance provider today due to concerns about possible terrorism financing risk.

Minister for Justice media release: AUSTRAC suspends registration of a remitter on terrorism financing concerns

AUSTRAC has today taken action to suspend the registration of Bisotel Rieh Pty Ltd, a remitter based in Sydney.

Prime Minister of Australia media release: Cracking down on terrorism financing

The Government is determined to detect and disrupt terrorism financing in Australia and take action against people who provide support to terrorist organisations.

AUSTRAC cancels registration of remittance provider

AUSTRAC Acting CEO, Peter Clark, announced today that AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of a remittance provider from the AUSTRAC Remittance Sector Register.

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