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Woman jailed in $105m tax scam
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... non-parole period of two years and six months. Operation Elbrus was a 2017 investigation led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), with significant assistance from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), into a large-scale and organised tax fraud conspiracy. ...
ASIC quietly granted new access to phone taps
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... status as a criminal law enforcement agency and allow it to conduct parallel investigations with the Australian Federal Police and other agencies. ASIC also wanted to avoid any situation where an agency that can intercept information had evidence or ...
From fines to prosecution: The penalties are in
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... was forced to suspend sending applications to super funds for two business days in early May so the Australian Federal Police could investigate cases of fraud. Deputy Treasurer Michael Sukkar had confirmed the AFP was investigating cases of identity ...
APRA releases fund-level ERS data
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... resumed as of yesterday after having been paused to allow for enhancement of ATO systems and to assist an Australian Federal Police investigation into instances of fraud. Applications made via the ATO on Friday, May 8 have already been passed on to super ...
AFP investigates ERS scams
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
The Australian Federal Police are investigating a small number of scams in relation to the government's Early Release of Super scheme. The Australian Taxation Office said measures designed to protect the integrity of the early access to super scheme ...
Chief economist update: Australia burns
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
... Frydenberg will launch the government's national bushfire recovery agency on Monday, to be led by former Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin for at least two years." To quote the Prime Minister: "Rebuilding of bridges, rebuilding ...
Major super funds caught in fraud scandal
ELIZA BAVIN, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
... Super and Club Plus. The brokers involved have been reported to be CMC Markets, IG Markets and CommSec. Australian Federal Police and ASIC conducted investigations into the syndicate's activities for over a year. Working as part of a syndicate, ASIC ...
NZ$5 trillion investor group supports Christchurch Call
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
... Christchurch attack. The new laws impose heavy fines, make reporting "violent and abhorrent content" to the Australian Federal Police mandatory and could see social media executives face jail time. The investor group that was started by NZ Super after ...
NZ Super responds to Australian social media laws
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... abhorrent violent material. They also state that social media platforms internationally must notify the Australian Federal Police if they become aware of any abhorrent violent material on their platform and failure to do this will be punishable fines ...
Financial crime taskforce puts two behind bars
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2018
... while Agius will be eligible for parole in March 2021. In 2006 , the Australian Taxation Office and Australian Federal Police began investigating large-scale money laundering and tax evasion schemes based in Vanuatu. In turn, it led them to the activities ...
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