Latest AUSTRAC News

Casino Investigation To Resume
SkyCity ordered to pay $67 million penalty for AML/CTF breaches
Federal Court Makes Ruling In SkyCity Case
New guidance released to help combat the use of foreign students as money mules
AUSTRAC accepts Enforceable Undertaking from online betting company Sportsbet
AUSTRAC and SkyCity agree to proposed $67 million penalty
Boosting Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime
Scam alert: Scammers are changing the way they impersonate financial services businesses in sophisticated bond and term deposit scams
Stronger Casino Penalties For South Australia
Alleged transnational drug trafficker charged, linked to cocaine plots in Queensland, NSW and WA
Chinese Criminal Gang Accused Of Laundering $39 Million
AUSTRAC commences investigation into online betting company bet365
Second Person Sentenced Over $153,000 Spoofing Scam
AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw: Senate Estimates Opening Statement
Luxury car and almost $408,000 confiscated from convicted WA drug trafficker
Conveyancer charged as part of fraud investigation – Weir Views
Community urged to report online sexual exploitation as children head back to school
Firearms, drugs and native wildlife seized at WA property
Scammer sentenced for defrauding vulnerable Australians
Melbourne man sentenced for attempting to defraud the ATO of nearly 458000 dollars
Melbourne man sentenced for attempting to defraud the ATO of nearly $458,000
AFP restrains cash and properties linked to WA man
Man sentenced for dealing with $3.6 million in suspected criminal proceeds
Man sentenced for dealing with $8 million in suspected criminal proceeds
Appointment of AUSTRAC Chief Executive Officer
AUSTRAC’s announces its 2024 Regulatory priorities
AFP restrains $1 billion in criminal assets in major milestone
AUSTRAC accepts enforceable undertaking from Gold Corporation
AUSTRAC and financial intelligence units across the Pacific meet in Cook Islands to further fight against money laundering
J5 countries host Cyber Challenge focused on data mining and financial reporting
Seven syndicate members charged for allegedly laundering almost $229 million
Man charged over allegedly manufacturing firearms in Taree – Strike Force Temarang
$33m worth of drugs seized; 332 people arrested in NSW during week of action – Operation Vitreus
Five years of helping to protect children in Australia and around the world
Online safety is everyone’s responsibility this National Child Protection Week
Man charged following JACET investigation into child exploitation program
Independent Panel gets to work on NSW Government’s landmark gaming reforms
AFP restrains $5 million in assets, including WA home
AFP charges money mule in Melbourne
NSW Government announces independent panel to oversee gaming reform roadmap
Crown ordered to pay $450 million penalty for its breaches of the AML/CTF Act
Federal Court makes ruling in Crown matter
AUSTRAC finalises external audit of Bell Financial Group
Strengthening intelligence oversight
Ferrari and luxury cars seized; two men charged after investigation into $5.5 million fraud – Financial Crimes Squad
AUSTRAC accepts Enforceable Undertaking from Bank of Queensland
AUSTRAC and Crown agree to proposed $450 million penalty
Consultation commences on AML/CTF reforms