The Organised are groups which use a combination of methods in planned, coordinated and sophisticated ways to dishonestly gain benefits.
Organised crime groups in Australia can range from local crime groups to overseas based groups. They are diverse, flexible, capable, resourceful and resilient. They evolve and adapt to changes in the environment to look for vulnerabilities to exploit for criminal gain. They are also increasingly using professional facilitators and service providers to help or facilitate their criminal activities.
- A sophisticated scam operator creates a false business and website to legitimise a fraud scheme.
- A serious and organised crime group collaborates with an accountant to falsify business records to receive grant funding.
Counter the Organised using measures that support information sharing and strategic collaboration: