AUSTRAC Information Sharing: What Safeguards Apply?

Author: Nyman Gibson Miralis¬† ¬† Subject: Information Sharing Keywords: AUSTRAC information sharing, foreign governments, money laundering, terrorism financing, financial crime, organised crime.   The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) is the domestic watchdog which polices Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism measures, and acts as Australia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). It is responsible for…

The Top Threats Posed to Australia by Organised Crime

  Organised crime is an issue that looms large for law enforcement agencies worldwide. A broad umbrella term, it refers to any type of criminal activity which is not spontaneous or committed by an individual acting alone. It typically includes drug manufacture and distribution, serious financial crimes such as targeted scams or robberies, and large-scale…

How Does Australia Work with China on Transnational Crime?

Author: Nyman Gibson Miralis Subject: Cyber Crime / Transnational Crime – Australia and China Keywords: cyber crime, transnational crime, investigating borderless crime, China Australia cooperation, money laundering and fraud.   Since the advent of global connectivity, lawmakers and law enforcement bodies have had to shift from an internal, state-based focus to a multinational view when…