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Financial-transaction data increasingly crucial to thwart child abuse, says Austrac CEO

By Ben Lucas
  • 19 Feb 2020 03:31
  • 04 Mar 2020 01:03

Financial-transaction data from banks and payments companies is becoming increasingly important in the fight against child exploitation, the head of Australia's anti-money laundering agency said today.

"Financial-transaction information was once only a small part of the evidence relied on to find and convict offenders, but today, police rely on financial-transaction information and subsequent

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