Serious Financial Crime Taskforce

Serious Financial Crime Taskforce

$172.17million recouped for the community

Help ensure the integrity of the Australian economy and financial markets by reporting suspicion of a financial crime or unusual activity.

You can report information by:
Completing a Report a Commonwealth crime form

Contacting the ATO to report tax evasion by completing an online tax evasion reporting form, or by phoning 1800 060 062.


The Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (Taskforce) is a multi-agency taskforce targeting Serious Financial Crime in Australia.

The Taskforce forms part of the Fraud and Anti-Corruption Centre, which is led by the Australian Federal Police. The Taskforce brings together the agencies strategic and operational level intelligence, capacity and capability to identify and treat serious financial crime.

Offences targeted by the Taskforce relate to serious fraud, money laundering and defrauding the Commonwealth. The current priorities include criminality related to international tax evasion, fraudulent phoenix activity, trusts and superannuation.


The Taskforce commenced on 1 July 2015 and is progressing 28 criminal, civil and intelligence matters. The following is a snapshot of results to 30 September 2017 (results updated quarterly):

61search warrants executed

634audits completed

4people prosecuted

4people convicted

$473.02million in tax liabilities raised

$172.17million recouped

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