Anti-money-laundering agency obtains Star casino files as its share price dives
13 Oct 2021

Anti-money laundering agency Austrac has obtained internal reports from The Star that reveal how the listed gaming giant failed to confront money laundering and terrorist financing risks in its Sydney and Queensland casinos.

The move to compel The Star to hand over the confidential documents, including some prepared for the company’s senior executives and board members, came to light as NSW police alleged in court documents that a suspected drug trafficker, Mende Trajkoski, was wagering tens of millions of dollars at Star’s Sydney casino until January while earning a minimal income “employed as a part-time courier delivery driver”.

By Nick McKenzie, Paul Sakkal and Fergus Hunter, The Age, 13 October 2021

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