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AUSTRAC described Suncity chief as having “substantial criminal history”

Australian financial watchdog AUSTRAC had emailed Crown Resorts in June 2017, telling the firm that Suncity Group leader Alvin Chau was a “foreign politically-exposed person” and had a “substantial criminal history.”

Crown chair concedes ineptitude may have lead to money laundering

The series of embarrassing revelations from a suitability probe in Sydney continue, with Crown Resorts Chair Helen Coonan admitting the company may have enable money laundering through "ineptitude."

Myanmar probes China casino town

Myanmar is reportedly investigating a building project on the border with Thailand that is mushrooming into a casino town, according to local media reports.

NSW Crown probe set to resume with narrowed focus

The NSW government’s inquiry into Crown Resorts’ casino license in Sydney is set to resume after a three-month suspension due to covid-19, however, the...

Covid-19 forces postponement of Crown/Melco inquiry

A public hearing into probity and licensing issues related to Crown Resorts and Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, local media reports.

Melco required to share privileged documents in NSW probe

The NSW government has won a legal battle that would see Melco Resorts be forced to share nine company documents that they wanted to...

Melco allowed to keep certain documents secret in Crown inquiry

Hong Kong-listed Melco Resorts has won a battle to keep its legally privileged documents secret from public inquiry after a decision was made by...

Lawmaker requests probe into underreported casino revenue

A member of the House Committee on Games and Amusement has filed a resolution urging Congress to look into the tax compliance of integrated...
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Second whistleblower accuses Crown of customs offences

Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie plans to call for a royal commission inquiry into Crown Resorts after a second whistleblower claimed the company is helping VIPs to bypass customs.

Crown views regulatory inquiries as a forum

Crown Resorts will use a number of state and federal inquiries into its alleged ties to Chinese criminals as a “forum to provide our...

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