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The authors are grateful to the many individuals who agreed to participate in consultations with Clare Sullivan in Australia and overseas, and to the agency staff in Australia and the external referees who provided helpful feedback on earlier drafts. These included experts from Australian and overseas law enforcement, prosecution and regulatory agencies. Appreciation is also extended to Dr Russell G Smith, Principal Criminologist at the AIC, for his advice throughout this study and to AIC Senior Research Analyst, Dr Samantha Bricknell and former Senior Research Analyst, Dr Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, for assisting in the preparation of this publication.

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3 November 2017