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Scam warning: fake ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targets Chinese Australians

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is warning the public about a complex new international scam targeting the Chinese community in Australia.
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Victorian man charged with child exploitation material offences

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A 40-year-old man from Hampton Park faced court today after being charged by Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) officers for alleged child exploitation.
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JOCG charges three men over 200kg Ice shipment

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A NSW Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) investigation into a 200-kilogram shipment of crystal methamphetamine (Ice) hidden inside machinery yesterday resulted in the arrest of three men in Sydney’s south-west.
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Missing Watter twins found in NSW

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) yesterday located and recovered parentally abducted siblings Isabella and Bronte Watter in New South Wales after an extensive four-year joint investigation with the Queensland Police Service (QPS).
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Two charged with family day care payments fraud

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Two people have been charged overnight with offences following an investigation into alleged fraudulent family day care payment claims.
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Two men charged with importing 94kg of illicit drugs in caravan

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Two men have faced court for allegedly attempting to import 91kg of MDMA and 3kg of ice into Australia, with the illicit drugs hidden in a caravan shipped from UK.
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International collaboration brings down German drug syndicate targeting Australia

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An international narcotics syndicate trafficking cocaine from Europe to Australia, the United States, Canada and Japan has been dismantled by global law enforcement efforts, following a coordinated investigation led by German Police with assistance through the AFP’s international network.  
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Two ACT Policing Officers found guilty of Common Assault

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ACT Policing can confirm that an investigation by Professional Standards resulted in criminal charges being laid and two ACT Policing Officers faced the ACT Magistrates Court charged with “Joint commission Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (AOABH) contrary to section 24 of the ACT Crimes Act 1900 by virtue of section 45 ACT Criminal Code 1995”.
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Man caught smuggling ice under false name

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A 37-year-old man faced court today after being caught at Melbourne Airport for attempting to transport half a kilogram of methamphetamine while travelling under a false name.
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Two men arrested for 4.5kg meth importation

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Two Taiwanese nationals will face court today, charged with importing approximately four and a half kilograms of crystal methamphetamine through Brisbane International Airport.
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