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ASIC cancels Everest Asset Management's AFSL

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
... financial statements annually with ASIC," the regulator said. Everest is intertwined with the Australian Federal Police's (AFP) investigation into money-laundering scheme under the code name "Operation Avarus-Nightwolf". The AFP alleges that seven ...

ASIC takes further action on Prospero

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... allegedly laundered nearly $229 million known as "Operation Avarus-Nightwolf". The Changjiang Currency Exchange, which the AFP alleged was run by the Long River money laundering syndicate, had 12 shop fronts in every state. "The Changjiang Currency Exchange ...

ASIC cracks down on Prospero for reporting failures

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
... ASIC said Prospero is cooperating with the investigation. In November 2023 it was reported the Australian Federal Police (AFP) had raided the Melbourne offices of Prospero Markets as part of an investigation into money laundering. According to the AFP ...

Super funds consider future of PwC contracts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUN 2023
... watchful eye on developments. As reported by Financial Standard, Treasury has referred PwC to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for investigation. Australian Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy announced the matter, in which PwC senior partners shared ...

Treasury hands PwC tax scandal to AFP

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2023
... formal investigation into the embattled PwC will commence following Treasury's referral to the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Australian Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy announced the matter, in which PwC senior partners shared information obtained ...

FPA membership declines, deficit materialises

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2022
... (FAR) during 2021/22." On an annual basis there were membership declines across CFP professionals, practitioner members - AFP, associates, allied professional affiliates, leave of absence affiliates, and student affiliates. The only membership category ...

FPA reveals 2021 award finalists

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... Practice of the Year Award Alman Partners (QLD) APT Wealth (NSW) Enlightened Financial Solutions (QLD) FPA Financial Planner AFP of the Year Award Leanne Bielik - 2020 Wealth (VIC) Michelle Maguire - MLC Advise (NSW) Craig Phillips - Phillips Wealth ...

Crackdown on ERS scams continues

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has confirmed it is still working with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to crack down on early release of super scams which cost Australians over $6 million. Combined, the value of scams rose 23% in 2020, with ...

FPA announces 2020 award winners

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
... undertake for their new and loyal clients," FPA said in a statement. Nat Daley of Hard Line Wealth won the FPA Financial Planner AFP of the Year Award for 2020. In a new category, the FPA Advice Innovation Award sought to recognise members who have using ...

CSIRO contractor in crypto scam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... CSIRO to perform data archiving and software support. Through his role he had access to CSIRO servers and supercomputers. The AFP found he had used CSIRO technology to mine an estimated $9400 in cryptocurrency. It was calculated that the minimum monetary ...
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