Fraud & financial crime
Serious fraud, including financial crime, is widespread and places a significant cost burden on the Australian community each year. The act of using dishonest means to gain an unjust advantage over another takes many forms including cheque and credit card fraud, fraudulent trade practices, social security fraud, forgery, counterfeiting and bribery. It is believed to be one of the most under-reported offences in Australia, with fewer than 50 per cent of incidents being reported to police or other authorities.
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- T&I 382: Consumer fraud in Australia: costs, rates and awareness of the risks in 2008
- T&I 413: Fraud in the ‘outback’: Capable guardianship in preventing financial crime in regional and remote communities
- T&I 418: Detecting and preventing welfare fraud
- T&I 420: Risk factors for advance fee fraud victimisation
- T&I 421: Welfare fraud in Australia: Dimensions and issues
- T&I 422: Fraud vulnerabilities and the global financial crisis
- T&I 424: Misuse of the non-profit sector for money laundering and terrorism financing