Central Banking

Australian banknote makers charged with bribery


Securency and Note Printing Australia (NPA), two Australian banknote makers previously owned by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), were on Friday charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) with bribery of foreign public officials.

Six individuals, including two former chief executives, have also been charged with bribery. The charges relate to conspiracy with sales agents in foreign jurisdictions to bribe foreign officials.

The AFP has alleged that between 1999 and 2005, senior managers fr

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