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GST fraudster sentenced over multi-million dollar scheme

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A 38-year-old fraud syndicate member who conspired to defraud the Commonwealth of more than $5 million dollars through Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds, has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 3 years after facing the Melbourne County Court today (Monday 23 November, 2020).
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Four nabbed over Victoria’s largest liquid meth import worth $123m

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UPDATED: AUDIO + EXTRA IMAGES -Four alleged members of a transnational criminal syndicate operating in Melbourne have been charged following the seizure of more than 560 kilograms of liquid methamphetamine, the largest importation in Victorian history.
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Victorian man jailed for terrorist offences

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A 36-year-old man from Melbourne’s western suburbs has been jailed for 12 years after being convicted of terrorism offences, including making preparations for a terrorist attack in 2016.
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Tasmanian man arrested with illegal passport and contraband

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A 49-year-old Tasmanian man faced Hobart Magistrates Court yesterday charged with a range of criminal offences, including the alleged possession of a genuine Australian passport bearing his photo, but a false name.
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WA investigation leads to three arrests and seizure of $1m in suspected proceeds of crime

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This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force
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NSW woman sentenced for child exploitation

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A 35-year-old New South Wales woman was sentenced to a three-month suspended jail term yesterday (19 November 2020) in the Armidale District Court for producing child abuse material featuring a child known to her.
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Melbourne man charged with possessing child abuse material across several devices

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A 63-year-old Melbourne man is due to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today following an investigation into his alleged online activities by the Victorian Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
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‘Queen’ of heroin smuggling crime syndicate jailed

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The self-described ‘queen’ of a criminal drug smuggling syndicate who has been convicted for her role in attempting to import high grade heroin into Melbourne was sentenced to prison in the Melbourne County Court today (Thursday 19 November, 2020).
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Woman charged following stabbing at correctional facility

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Detectives from the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) have charged a woman following a stabbing at a correctional facility in Ravenhall last month. She will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this morning.
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Perth man in court on child exploitation offences

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A 41-year-old man who allegedly shared child abuse material online and wrote about his desires to sexually abuse young girls is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (18 November 2020).
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