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AUSTRAC launches betting AML specialist unit days after UK MoU

AUSTRAC

Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC (Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre), has stepped up its efforts against money laundering, particularly relating to the gambling sector. Spokespeople for the government agency revealed at the Regulate the Game 2023 conference this week that a new specialist unit has been created with a specific anti-money laundering (AML) in betting remit. Bradley Brown, AUSTRAC …

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Sportsbooks told to ‘up their game’ as AUSTRAC takes aim at bet365 and Sportsbet

AUSTRAC bet365 sportsbet investigation

Sportsbet and bet365 have found themselves under a regulatory spotlight in Australia, as the country’s financial watchdog continues its ‘extensive supervisory campaign’. The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has ordered the appointment of external auditors to assess both companies’ compliance with national money laundering and anti-terrorist financing legislation. AUSTRAC states that the end objective of the audit is …

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