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‘Criminal money’: Crypto start-up forced offshore after alleged ASX bias

An Australian crypto start-up has criticised the local stock exchange, ASX, for having an alleged bias against cryptocurrency companies, claiming the bourse operator told the business it was using ‘criminal money’ when it applied for a public listing. Banxa, an Australian business that processes payments for major crypto exchanges such as Binance and Huobi, was forced to instead list on

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Super scammer: ASIC chases $29m in ‘missing’ Bitcoin from alleged fraudster

The corporate watchdog is scrambling to recover a trove of Bitcoin worth up to $29 million held in an encrypted device belonging to a Gold Coast barber shop owner suspected of orchestrating a large-scale superannuation fraud. The fraud investigation has also embroiled AFL team Western Bulldogs’ key sponsor CoinSpot. CoinSpot is the cryptocurrency exchange used by the accused superannuation scammer

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Thanks Mavrigiannakis

One Nation’s candidate in Tasmania, Steve Mav, posted on Facebook a screenshot of a text from Senator Lambie to a constituent, who claimed to have found the number on Senator Lambie’s own page, saying she opposed vaccine mandates. Jacqui Lambie, the Coalition and Labor have banded together to demand an apology from One Nation for sharing the independent Tasmanian senator’s

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New Magistrate appointed

Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. – Appointment of new Magistrate I am pleased to announce Ms Marica Duvnjak has been appointed as a permanent, full-time Magistrate, commencing on 17 January 2022. Ms Duvnjak brings extensive legal experience to this important role, having previously served as a member of the Guardianship and Administration Board, Principal Crown Counsel at the

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Melbourne company Australia Utopia Pty Ltd fined $93,240 for alleged advertising breaches for nicotine vaping products

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued seven infringement notices totalling $93,240 to Australia Utopia Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products on its website. The TGA has informed Australia Utopia that it must immediately remove all advertising of nicotine vaping products from the website. Under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989, vaping products that contain nicotine are

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Youth charged with multiple offences in Devonport

Around 3.30am yesterday, police responded to reports of a suspicious person appearing to break in to vehicles on Haines Place at Devonport. On attendance, police located and arrested a 16-year-old male youth. He has been charged with several offences and will appear before the Youth Justice Court at a later date. Police will allege the youth has committed 11 burglaries,

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Serious motorised bicycle crash

Further to our earlier report from the scene, Tasmania Police have issued a statement below. TVN has footage and neither cars were at fault. Sergeant Mollon from Bellerive Police says “A 43-year-old man from Glenorchy is currently in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital, following a crash which occurred late Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred at

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Jetstar spokeswoman said the company was aware of the allegations against (captain) Mr Lynn, who had since been stood down.

The man arrested over the disappearance of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay is an airline pilot. Detectives on Monday impounded a four-wheel-drive they believe could be linked to the disappearance of the campers, who vanished in Victoria’s high country in March last year. Special Operations Group officers arrested 55-year-old Jetstar pilot Greg Lynn at about 5.30pm on Monday in

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Ambulance Tasmania executive driving on drugs?

An Ambulance Tasmania senior manager was reportedly and according to our source charged/summonsed by Tasmania Police around four weeks ago for driving whilst under the influence of drugs. Our industry source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the person was driving an Ambulance Tasmania vehicle at the time when apprehended. They said Ambulance Tasmania are telling staff that

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‘Parasite’ says Australia Wide Taxi 131 008

Well we certainly received a very professional response from 131008 Australia Wide Taxi Pty Ltd AND they recommend complaint management process document should be removed off their site. “I’m afraid I won’t be responding to this parasite as he was not the complainant, just sent a photo by someone who claims this happened. Our complaint management process document really needs

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Bloody idiot

Certain taxi drivers also cause issue at Eastland’s shopping centre it’s not just the kids. This fool only minutes ago was seen driving way too fast in the front entrance near the Coffee Club. A pedestrian was standing at the zebra crossing but the taxi accelerated.

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