Judge Cites Gov’t Threat Of $178,000 ‘Anti-Terror’ Fines

The federal anti-terror watchdog has been cited by a judge for threatening a halal butcher with $178,000 in fines or imprisonment for helping customers send $50 payments to family overseas. Federal Court ruled the Financial Transactions & Reports Analysis Centre was arbitrary and unreasonable: “The number of ‘terrorists’ uncovered as a result of this program is very small if existent at all”.

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