Russell G. Smith

First Name: Russell G.
Last Name: Smith
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5 December 2016

This paper reviews Australia’s current approaches to confiscating unexplained wealth and aims to identify any barriers to their implementation, to inform effective procedural reforms to the laws...

29 April 2016

In 2014, the Australian Institute of Criminology conducted an online survey to gain a greater understanding of identity crime and misuse in Australia. This paper presents the results of the...

Briefing paper
9 March 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.

9 September 2015

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

31 July 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.

26 November 2014

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 victimisation survey...

22 May 2014

In 2010–11 over 1.2 million Australians were victims of personal fraud, losing approximately $1.4b in the preceding 12 months.

5 May 2014

With identity crime and misuse of personal information affecting individuals, businesses and governments, this national survey examines the extent and nature of identity crime in Australia.

Briefing paper
2 December 2013

Foreword: In 2006, the Australian Government introduced the Anti-money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) which increased regulatory controls over...

30 May 2013

Compared with large organisations, small businesses operate in a distinct and highly resource-constrained operating and technical environment. Their proprietors are often time poor, have minimal...