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AFP welcomes aviation enthusiasts airside at Adelaide Airport

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The AFP today welcomed a local aviation enthusiasts’ group airside for the first time at Adelaide Airport. 
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NSW man sentenced for grooming children online

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A Central Coast man has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment for soliciting sexually explicit photos from teenage boys.
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Perth man sentenced for international child abuse

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A Perth man who pleaded guilty to procuring a child to engage in sexual activity outside of Australia has received a suspended prison sentence in the Perth District Court today (25 November 2022).
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Fugitive wanted for murder arrested in India

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The AFP in partnership with Queensland Police Service (QPS) has assisted Indian Law Enforcement in the arrest of a man wanted for the murder of a Queensland woman on 22 October, 2018.
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WA man sentenced over indecent assaults on NSW flight

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A West Australian man has received a suspended jail term after pleading guilty to five offences relating to the assault of two women on a domestic flight to Sydney in July (2022).
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Korean national arrested for possessing child abuse material following international investigation

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Editor’s note: Vision from the search warrant is available via Hightail. A Korean national living in Sydney has been charged with possessing child abuse material following a joint investigation with the Korean National Police Agency.
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AFP marks first year of Solomons’ International Assistance Force

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Editor’s Note: Images of SIAF officers are available via Hightail. It’s been one year since the Solomons International Assistance Force (SIAF) was established to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in restoring and maintaining law and order in the country.
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Two Victorians charged for using defrauding technology to scam Australians

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Two Victorians have been charged following an international investigation into a website selling fraud enabling technology responsible for more than $1,000 000 stolen from Australian victims.
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Media statement

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The AFP asked an individual to leave Australian Parliament House (APH) after a direction was issued by the AFP security controller at APH.
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Operation Arkstone: Sydney man jailed for multiple child abuse offences

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Editor’s note: Vision of the arrest and the latest Operation Arkstone infographic is available via Hightail. A Surry Hills man has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment by the Sydney District Court today (24 November, 2022) after pleading guilty to eight child abuse offences.
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