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62 Nations Back Australia’s Demand for Chinese Coronavirus Probe
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62 Nations Back Australia’s Demand for Chinese Coronavirus Probe

Australia’s demand for an investigation into the World Health Organization’s bungled response to the deadly Chinese coronavirus pandemic now has the backing of 62 nations, all willing to support a draft resolution addressing the issue Tuesday at a meeting of the World Health Assembly. Australia’s motion includes more robust language than that contained in an…

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Australia’s ‘E-Crime Squad’ Arrests Man Flouting Unregistered Crypto Exchange
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Australia’s ‘E-Crime Squad’ Arrests Man Flouting Unregistered Crypto Exchange

Australian Detectives known as the ‘E-Crime Squad’ have arrested a man for providing unregistered cryptocurrency services. Authorities charged the man for breaking anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. The E-Crime Squad seized sizable amounts of cash, forged documents, and even a crypto ATM machine. Police in southeastern Australia arrested a 38-year old man on Tuesday…

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Exclusive: Australia’s Securities Cop Braces for ‘Significant Increase’ in Crypto Trading – CCN.com
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Exclusive: Australia’s Securities Cop Braces for ‘Significant Increase’ in Crypto Trading – CCN.com

Australia’s financial watchdog has keeping ahead of the pack with crypto regulations. | Source: Shutterstock The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial regulator and watchdog, is gearing up for the rapid growth of crypto-asset markets. Speaking to CCN, an ASIC spokesperson indicated that the regulator has identified “significant increases” in cryptocurrency trade…

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