An international student residing in Australia was arrested by law enforcement upon arrival in Australia, where he was found to be in possession of card skimming technology, includeding computer disks, a laptop, a card encoder, an ATM feeder ‘face unit’ and 31 blank ATM cards
AUSTRAC information assisted authorities investigating a multi-million-dollar postal fraud and tax evasion scheme.
A law enforcement agency used AUSTRAC financial transaction data to investigate a suspect who was selling counterfeit vehicle parts on the Australian market.
AUSTRAC assisted law enforcement to investigate two senior public servants charged with stealing more than AUD1.7 million cash from a state government department.
AUSTRAC information assisted law enforcement to investigate a network involved in defrauding a university of over AUD30 million and laundering the funds to purchase property and racehorses.
An Asian crime syndicate, which included an expert forgery artist, recruited foreign students to open bank accounts, steal mail and launder stolen cash.
The discovery of a lost wallet at a fast food outlet led to a law enforcement operation that uncovered several cases of identity fraud.
AUSTRAC began monitoring the financial activities of a network of suspects after reporting entities submitted a series of reports about the network's financial activity.
AUSTRAC information assisted an investigation into individual suspected of carrying more than AUD150,000 cash from China to Australia.
A company director allegedly used more than AUD1 million of company funds for his personal gambling and entered into an agreement rendering the company liable for his gambling debts.