Human services minister defends department’s security procedures as AFP investigate revelation that Australians’ card details are for sale online

Inside the darknet: where Australians buy and sell illegal goods

The human services minister, Alan Tudge, has admitted that his department was unaware that a darknet vendor had been selling Australians’ Medicare details since October 2016.

On Tuesday an investigation by the Guardian revealed that a darknet vendor on a popular auction site for illegal products claimed to have access to any Australians’ Medicare card details and could supply them on request.

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