Media releases

Australia’s international network to track illicit funds has been further boosted with the signing of MoUs with Russia, Bahrain and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
AUSTRAC has released two new reports to help Australian businesses identify money laundering methodologies used through real estate agents and lawyers.
Canberra Southern Cross Club Limited (CSCC) has been required to appoint an external auditor to assess and help improve its compliance with AML/CTF laws.
AUSTRAC has fined one of the world’s largest remittance network providers almost $0.5 million for systemic contraventions of Australia’s AML/CTF laws.
AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of Sydney-based independent remitter FNF First National Finance Pty Ltd (FNF), due to significant money laundering or financing of terrorism risk.
AUSTRAC has fined Australian online bookmaker ClassicBet Pty Ltd for a breach of Australia’s AML/CTF laws.
AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of two money transfer businesses as it is satisfied that their registrations involve a significant money laundering risk.
One of the world’s largest remittance network providers has been fined for contraventions of Australia’s AML/CTF laws.
AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of Sydney-based independent remitter Ocean Pass Finance Pty Ltd (Ocean Pass), as it is satisfied that its registration involves significant money laundering or terrorism financing risk.
Today, AUSTRAC cancelled the registration of a Melbourne based remitter, AVSForex Pty Ltd (AVSForex), following the conviction of its sole director for money laundering.

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