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Russell G. Smith

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Australian Institute of Criminology

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Research report

03 Mar 2017

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From financial years 2010–11 to 2014–14, Commonwealth entities experienced 9,467 incidents of internal fraud, with losses of over $12.7m.

This study analysed information about the most costly incidents each entity experienced each year and those who...

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Research report

20 Feb 2017

In response to the censuses, more than a third of Commonwealth entities reported experiencing fraud over the four financial years 2010–11 to 2013–14. Over 90 percent of reported frauds were allegedly perpetrated by members of the public, and the remainder by Commonwealth employees or contractors...

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Research report

05 Jan 2017

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Although the full extent and nature of the sexual exploitation of children is only beginning to be recognised, it is a problem of global significance that requires strong and effective responses. The extent to which the viewing of child exploitation material (CEM...

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Research report

05 Dec 2016

Australia’s unexplained wealth laws form part of a range of measures introduced in response to growing concern about the prevalence and impact of organised crime. The confiscation of criminal assets, including through the use of unexplained wealth legislation, seeks to undermine the business...

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Research report

11 Aug 2016

Although fraud has been practiced throughout history, the advent of the internet has created new and effective avenues for targeting potential victims. Victims of online fraud experience substantial financial and other harms, resulting in annual losses in Australia of more than $2b, significant...

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Research report

29 Apr 2016

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Biometric technologies make use of an individual’s unique biological characteristics to identify them in their dealings with government and business. Common biometrics include fingerprints, iris recognition, voice pattern recognition and facial recognition, among...

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Briefing paper

09 Mar 2016

Provides a better understanding of the nature of internal fraud against the Commonwealth, and the personal background details of those alleged to have committed the deception.

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Fraud against the Commonwealth is defined as ‘dishonestly obtaining a benefit...

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Research report

09 Sep 2015

Misuse of personal information lies at the heart of identity crime and continues to affect all sectors of the Australian community.

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To understand the trends associated with identity crime and misuse in Australia, the Australian Institute of Criminology (...

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Research report

31 Jul 2015

This report presents the results of a longitudinal census of fraud incidents experienced by Commonwealth entities and the ways in which fraud risk has been managed and controlled.

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The Commonwealth Government’s Fraud reporting requirements include the...

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Research report

26 Nov 2014

This report estimates the costs of crime for the calendar year 2011.

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This report seeks to estimate how much crime costs the Australian economy by calculating the number of crimes that come to the attention of the authorities and, using crime...

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