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27 Nov 2019

Australia: Westpac accused of multiple legal breaches, allegedly allowing customers to pay for child sexual abuse

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) has accused Westpac of multiple legal breaches which allowed its customers to pay for overseas child abuse unchallenged, highlighting the importance of transnational cooperation. Westpac has launched an internal investigation and has "unreservedly" apologised. 

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