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CEO of Star Entertainment steps down amid AUSTRAC investigation

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

The CEO of Australia’s Star Entertainment Group, Matt Bekier, has resigned after the Casino was suspected of violating anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws.

In response to concerns regarding customer due diligence and compliance with laws, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) had launched an investigation into Sydney’s Stars casino.

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