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NEWS: Alleged criminal gang accused of laundering $39M (AUD) 

By Alisha Houlihan

Four members of an alleged Chinese criminal gang, accused of laundering more than $39M (AUD) dollars in illicit cash, have been charged as part of a joint law enforcement investigation in Melbourne.

In a statement, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) revealed in January 2023,  investigators attached to “Taskforce Avarus – a multi-agency operation combatting criminal networks laundering money in Australia and overseas – commenced targeting a Chinese criminal syndicate involved in laundering millions of dollars of proceeds of crime.”

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