Hillsong accused of money laundering and tax evasion by MP under parliamentary privilege

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Andrew Wilkie claims church money spent on ‘the kind of shopping that would embarrass a Kardashian’ as he tables alleged whistleblower documents

The independent MP Andrew Wilkie has used parliamentary privilege to level extraordinary claims of money laundering and tax evasion against Hillsong, producing what he claims are leaked documents from the mega-church that he says reveal it earned $80m more than what it has publicly declared.

Wilkie alleged the leaked financial records and documents were provided to the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and was critical they had not been acted on.

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