AUSTRAC is Australia’s financial intelligence agency with regulatory responsibility for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.It identifies threats and criminal abuse of the financial system, and acts to protect Australia’s economy. It also works in partnership with industry and government agencies in Australia and overseas tohelp keep Australia safe from financial and other serious crimebuild and maintain trust in Australia’s financial system as part of the global community.
Australia’s anti-money laundering regulator, AUSTRAC is set to sharpen its focus on the gambling industry this year, local media reports. Last year, AUSTRAC chief executive Nicole Rose warned that the agency would examine potential “gaps” in regulations that dictated what casinos need to know about their gaming customers, especially VIPs. The news comes just a […]