Xinhua on 1st May reported that the Australian government has named its first Transnational Organised Crime Coordinator to tackle the growing problem of offshore organised crimes, especially cybercrimes, child exploitation, human trafficking, illicit drugs and firearms, and money laundering.  He will work within the Department of Home Affairs to lead a national effort against “transnational serious and organised crime”.  Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs said a crime co-ordinator was needed because up to 70% of organised crimes occurred offshore.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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