Reserve freezes accounts with bin Laden connection

AUSTRALIA - Australia's Reserve Bank has released a list of over 200 individuals and groups whose assets will be frozen if held in Australia.

Banks are to block any financial transactions of those named on the list, who include those connected with the terrorist attack in the US.

Disclosure of the accounts is also required. The bank's actions are part of the Australian Government's strategy to fight terrorism. Among other measures proposed is the placement of armed security officers on aircraft

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