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Format: 26/09/2017
Format: 26/09/2017
Further Success for Task Force Gordian: South East Asian money laundering syndicate disrupted.

The Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Chris Ellison, said the arrest of five people in Sydney and one person in Melbourne for serious money laundering and drug trafficking offences demonstr

AUSTRAC performs vital role in monitoring financial transactions

There was a 44 per cent increase in the number of suspect transaction reports recorded by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) during 2005-06, the Minister for Justice a

ACC Taskforce Gordian: heroin and 'ice' trafficking arrests

The Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Chris Ellison, welcomed today's arrest of nine men from Melbourne and Sydney for their alleged involvement in two separate criminal syndicates involved

ACC Taskforce Gordian: Money laundering and drug trafficking arrests

The Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Chris Ellison, has welcomed nine arrests made yesterday by the Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) Taskforce Gordian - which has disrupted a criminal s

AUSTRAC Director reappointed

I am pleased to announce Mr Neil Jensen PSM has been reappointed as the Director of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) for a second four-year term, commencing 1 Septem

Australia and United States' Financial Intelligence Units strengthen efforts in countering terrorist financing

A visit this week to Australia by the United States financial intelligence unit, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), demonstrated the commitment of both countries to strengthen inter

Australia fighting money laundering and terrorist financing

The Australian Government has welcomed the release of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering's (FATF) evaluation of Australia's anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financ

Working to outlaw money laundering and terrorism financing in Asia Pacific

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Asia/Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering has resulted in a continued commitment by its membership to undergo compliance assessments against the recently expanded a

Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Philippines to boost efforts in fighting money laundering and terrorist financing

A new Memorandum of Understanding to exchange financial intelligence between Australia and the Philippines will boost efforts in the international fight against money laundering and financing of te

AUSTRAC launches online anti-money laundering eLearning application

SENATOR THE HON. CHRISTOPHER ELLISON
Minister for Justice and Customs
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Senator for Western Australia

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