Millions of dollars flowing from money laundering by organised crime has led to police in the ACT being funded for its own task force to tackle the problem

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By Peter Brewer
Updated August 2 2022 - 8:07am, first published 7:00am
Around $1.5 million in cash, suspected to be proceeds from a money-laundering operation, was seized from a Canberra home last week. Picture: AFP

Police in the ACT have been funded to establish a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) capability which will work with police in other states and territories to tackle the pervasive issue of organised crime gangs operating across state borders.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au