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Launderers in Australia using ‘pokies’ to cleanse millions in dirty profits through gambling, says chief investigator

By Dan Byrne

Australia has a serious problem with gambling machines being used to launder money, and despite historic insistence that it doesn’t occur, recent evidence says otherwise.

In fact, gambling machines in the state of New South Wales alone account for laundered funds that are valued “easily in the hundreds of millions,” according to a chief investigator.

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