Organised crime costs Australians $36 billion: ACIC

Report released by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission. Photo: supplied.

Yesterday, the Australian Crime Intelligence Commission released its latest report about organised crime in Australia. The report shows why is important to keep away from organised crime by documenting recent case studies.

Organised crime is not all about illicit drugs, but is involved in more enablers, such as money laundering, violence and intimidation, and identity crime. While it is complex to determine how much it has increased, it is costing Australian taxpayers around $36 billion, approximately around $1500 per every Australian, including children.

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Friday, August 25 2017
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Featured in storyRichard Grant - Acting Executive Director of Intelligence of the Australian Criminal Intelligence CommissionProf Andrew Goldsmith - Director of the Centre of Crime Policy and Research from Flinders University

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