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Coonan admits Crown facilitated money laundering at casino – Sydney Morning Herald

Crown Resorts chair Helen Coonan blamed “ineptitude” rather than the company deliberately ‘turning a blind eye’ to criminals banking their dirty cash with the c…

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Counsel assisting Naomi Sharp, SC, challenged the former Howard government minister on why Crown did not shut Suncity’s private room even after multiple red flags were raised that indicated money laundering was occurring within the gaming parlour.
Those red flags included 2017 footage leaked by Tasmanian independent MP Andrew Wilkie of tens of thousands of dollars in cash being taken from a blue cooler bag and exchanged for chips; AUSTRAC querying Crown in 2017 about why it was working with Mr …

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