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New rule book: Enforcement agencies and regulators, including the police and MACC, need more budget and staff to fight complex crimes involving criminals of a different kind.

THE most highly publicised crimes these days are not robberies or murders but money laundering, scams, tender rigging, corruption and financial manipulation.

Throwing the rule book out the window, the police must now investigate complex crimes involving criminals of a different kind.

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