Media releases

Statement from Paul Jevtovic, AUSTRAC CEO regarding Bitcoin and bank account closures.
Information from AUSTRAC helped to identify, charge and convict two people in Australia connected with sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines.
AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of Adelaide-based remitter Estefa Milka Honores trading as American Cash Service (Honores) due to significant money laundering risk.
In November AUSTRAC and PPATK will co-host the first counter-terrorism financing summit in our region in Sydney.
AUSTRAC has granted permission to the Australian arm of HSBC to share its suspicious matter information with its independent compliance monitor.
AUSTRAC information and expert analysis has contributed to the dismantling of an international drug syndicate, according to a case study released today.
AUSTRAC has released a new analysis report about serious organised crime groups using business express deposit boxes and internet banking to avoid ‘know your customer’ requirements.
AUSTRAC has filed papers in the Federal Court against three Tabcorp group companies for extensive, significant and systemic non-compliance with Australia’s AML/CTF legislation.
AUSTRAC has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bangladesh.
A new report from AUSTRAC will help Australian businesses – our first line of defence – identify suspicious behaviours of people moving corrupt funds into Australia.

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