Region: Australia

Australian casino chastised for “disgraceful” money laundering failures

Crown Resorts has been given two years to improve its anti-money laundering systems and its operations will be temporarily overseen by an anti-corruption barrister.

26 October 2021

Gambling executives face public inquiry over money laundering allegations

19 October 2021

Australia state official requests probe into Star Entertainment

12 October 2021

Australian casino operator enabled money laundering, according to reports

11 October 2021

Ex-Cooley lawyer sentenced for defrauding former employers

A London court has sentenced Joshua Brien to seven-and-a-half years in prison after he was found guilty of stealing £644,000 from intergovernmental organisation the Commonwealth Secretariat and law firm Cooley.

13 September 2021

NAB chief outlines bank’s remediation efforts amid Austrac probe

09 September 2021

Austrac: terrorists obtain funding through major social media and e-commerce platforms

24 August 2021

Australia jails individual for violating North Korea sanctions

27 July 2021

Audit firm pleads guilty in Australia’s first auditor prosecution

07 July 2021

Australia ushers in US Cloud Act-style law

Australian enforcement agencies have been granted the power to force communication service providers with a presence in the country to hand over data even if the information is stored abroad, in a move that local politicians hope will significantly speed up criminal investigations.

24 June 2021

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