Region: Australia

Crown Resorts to settle AML probe

Entertainment and gaming group Crown Resorts has agreed to pay A$450 million ($293 million) to resolve an investigation by Australia’s anti-money laundering agency.

30 May 2023

PwC leaks reported to Australian police

24 May 2023

PayPal settles Austrac investigation, avoids fine

PayPal has entered into an “enforceable undertaking” with Australia’s anti-money laundering regulator to resolve an investigation into the payment company’s compliance with international transfer reporting rules.

17 March 2023

ASIC files first whistleblower lawsuit against coal company, senior employees

01 March 2023

ASIC sues investment fund over alleged greenwashing

Australia’s securities regulator has launched a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against fund manager Mercer for alleged false marketing of its “sustainable” investment options.

28 February 2023

Austrac signs MOUs with HMRC, FCA

20 February 2023

UK engineering company investigating “sophisticated” overseas fraud

09 January 2023

ASIC issues fourth greenwashing fine

05 January 2023

ASIC goes after Star Entertainment execs over casino’s AML failures

Australia’s corporate regulator has filed a civil case against almost a dozen of Star’s former and current leadership team including a former CEO and its former chief legal and risk officer.

13 December 2022

Austrac sues third casino operator in 2022

Australia’s civil anti-money laundering enforcer has started legal action against SkyCity, just a week after launching similar proceedings against another gambling business.

07 December 2022

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