‘They did absolutely nothing’: Russian blood money circulates in Aussie banks
An American-born financier is fighting around the world for justice over the state-sanctioned killing of his lawyer, but Australian authorities have failed to take action.
The money has been laundered around the world, Mr Browder told John Stanley, but his decade-long anti-corruption campaign has seen many nations pass the ‘Magnitsky Act’ to prevent it happening again.
“We’ve been tracking where the money went, and then we alert the law enforcement authorities … so they can freeze it, seize it, and prosecute anybody who’s involved.
“We have done this now in 16 different countries … but what was different about Australia is they did absolutely nothing.
“Little countries like Estonia … and Cyprus … have the resources to deal with it, but Australia doesn’t? That’s just absurd.
“We gave them an absolute roadmap for prosecution; the fact that they claim … the dog ate the homework is just not acceptable.”
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