Latest AUSTRAC News

AUSTRAC’s Fintel Alliance recognised for collaboration, receives International Compliance Association award
NAB CEO’s Half Year Results media conference
NAB invests to grow as economy rebounds
NAB enters into Enforceable Undertaking with AUSTRAC
AUSTRAC accepts enforceable undertaking from National Australia Bank
AUSTRAC and VGCCC strengthen partnership through updated MOU
AUSTRAC works with businesses to target ransomware and criminal use of digital currencies
Police arrest two after investigation into scammers impersonating AFP officers
Global sting targeting Business Email Compromise schemes is warning for Australians
Port Macquarie man charged over firearm blueprints
New state-of-the-art Brisbane office for AUSTRAC
Tarnished Crown: can casino redeem itself?
Nationwide Operation Molto closes with removal of 51 children from harm in Australia
AUSTRAC commences proceedings in Federal Court against Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth
Man charged as investigation continues into importation and manufacture of 3D-printed firearms, NSW
Prime Minister – Transcript – Press Conference – Sydney, NSW
Borders opening: Money mules beware
Illegal tobacco and cigarette imports surge
AUSTRAC orders audit of three Bell Financial Group entities’ compliance with financial crime laws
WA man jailed over $1million proceeds of crime offence
WA man jailed over multi-million proceeds of crime offence
Illicit cash and luxury cars forfeited after AFP-led taskforce investigations
Intelligence Committee backs expansion of intelligence oversight mechanisms
AUSTRAC and business working together to stop forced sexual servitude
Laying foundations for new casino regulator
Sydney man jailed and child rescued in Philippines
IRONSIDE: Eight men to face court after targeted police activity in NSW
Two tonnes of illicit tobacco seized in four days
AUSTRAC and Services Australia partner up to target emergency and disaster payments fraud
$1.8 million cash forfeited after joint investigation
Sydney man sentenced after investigation led to rescue of three children in Philippines
Three individuals arrested for illicit tobacco offences
ABF seizes record amount of illicit tobacco
New AUSTRAC financial crime guide targets technology-facilitated abuse
Man arrested for multi-million dollar migration fraud
Police arrest man for multi-million dollar migration fraud
Over $20 million of illicit cigarette sticks up in smoke
Illegal work organisers forfeit millions of dollars of assets in Victoria
AUSTRAC statement 2021: de-banking
New AFP-led Taskforce Vanguard makes significant impact to high volume crime
NRAR works with illicit tobacco taskforce on latest prosecution
Five arrested as part of significant money laundering investigation
First Ironside multi-million cash forfeiture
Maurice Blackburn launches new Crown class action after money laundering revelations spark share price plunge
AUSTRAC releases junket tour operations money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment
New financial crime guide will zero in on NDIS fraud
APRA agrees to Enforceable Undertaking from Westpac to address risk governance weaknesses
APRA takes action against Westpac over breaches of liquidity standards