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Format: 24/10/2017
Format: 24/10/2017
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.

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.

AUSTRAC suspends remittance provider registration

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

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.

Minister for Justice media release: AUSTRAC enhances trans-Tasman cooperation

Australia has strengthened trans-Tasman cooperation in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New Zealand.

AUSTRAC accepts enforceable undertaking

AUSTRAC has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from Custom House Currency Exchange (Australia) Pty Ltd.

Minister for Justice media release: AUSTRAC agrees to exchange financial intelligence with Peru

Australia has further strengthened its efforts to follow the money trail and undermine the business models of international criminal syndicates hiding illicit funds across the globe with the signing of an agreement with Peru, Minister for Justice Michael Keenan said today.

Minister for Justice media release: New data reveals tide turning on tax haven abuse

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan said hidden funds from criminal tax cheats using off-shore tax havens are at a five-year low.

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