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Drug trafficking

Albanian crime syndicate used online betting service to launder drug proceeds

An Albanian organised crime syndicate operating in Australia used an online betting service and an internet payment system to launder illicit proceeds from the sale of cannabis.

Vietnamese heroin importation syndicates dismantled

AUSTRAC information allowed law enforcement agencies to trace a Vietnamese heroin importation syndicates' financial activity, identify syndicate members and establish links between them and a wider network.

Drug trafficker caught after suspicious casino behaviour reported to AUSTRAC

AUSTRAC alerted a law enforcement agency to a series of suspicious transactions at a casino, sparking an investigation that led to the arrest of several members of a crime syndicate and the seizure of cash and a large, commercial quantity of drugs.

Drug syndicate recruited heroin couriers from casino

A law enforcement investigation into a suspected drug importation syndicate led to the arrest of a number of suspects and the seizure of a large amount of cash and commercial quantity of drugs.


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