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Drugs and cash seized in Melbourne and South Yarra

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Detectives from Joint Taskforce Icarus and Taskforce Trident yesterday arrested a man and woman as part of an investigation into alleged drug trafficking.
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Review into the AFP’s Response to and Management of Sensitive Investigations Released

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Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw APM has today released the Review into the AFP’s Response to and Management of Sensitive Investigations by Mr John Lawler AM APM.
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Melbourne man charged with possessing child abuse material

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Victoria Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (VIC JACET) investigators have charged a 33-year-old Melbourne man with allegedly possessing child abuse material.
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Australian-first research finds most parents do not think online sexual exploitation can happen to their child

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The Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) today released the results of market research into community awareness and understanding of online child sexual exploitation.
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Accountant faces court for allegedly helping client evade millions in tax

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An experienced accountant is due to appear before the Downing Centre Local Court today (Tuesday, 11 February 2020), charged with 27 tax evasion and fraud-related offences, with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) alleging the 62-year-old woman attempted to evade more than $8 million in tax for a client.
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Man charged with dishonestly claiming disaster recovery payments

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A 50-year-old Tuncurry man has been charged with allegedly fraudulently obtaining Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments (AGDRP) he was not entitled to and dishonestly influencing Services Australia public officials related to the NSW Bushfires.
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Sydney man charged with sharing child abuse material online

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The New South Wales Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (NSW JACET) has charged a 41-year-old Sydney man who allegedly distributed child abuse material online.
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Two sentenced over 394.9kgs of meth found inside car bonnets

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Two men have been jailed over the 2018 seizure of 394.9 kilograms of pure methamphetamine, concealed inside car bonnets shipped from Malaysia to Sydney.
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Transnational drug syndicate members jailed

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Four Melbourne students involved in a transnational drug syndicate have been sentenced to serve prison sentences today (Monday, February 3, 2020), after attempting to import around 12.5 kilograms of cocaine into Australia.
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Darwin man charged with possession of child abuse material

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Detectives from the Northern Territory Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) have charged a 37-year-old Darwin man for possession of child abuse material.
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