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WA man now facing 247 charges over alleged international online ‘sextortion’

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A WA man who allegedly pretended to be a teenage social media celebrity to ‘sextort’ girls online has been charged with 134 additional offences, following continuing investigations by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET).
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Operation Arkstone update: Sydney man arrested in large-scale investigation into an online network of child sex offenders

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VISION AVAILABLE: A large-scale Australian Federal Police (AFP)-led investigation into an online network of alleged child sex offenders has led to the arrest of 17th man under Operation Arkstone, with a 26-year-old NSW man due to face Hornsby Local Court today (15 January 2021).
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Blue Mountains man charged with indecent conversations with a child online

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A 42-year-old Katoomba man is due to face Penrith Local Court today following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into a social media user engaging in sexually explicit conversations with a child.
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Second man arrested in foreign bribery investigation

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested a second man in relation to a long-running foreign bribery investigation.
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AFP honours the death of longest serving member

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) held a funeral today to farewell its longest serving member, Detective Sergeant Peter Theodore, who died on 7 December 2020 after 45 years of service to Australia.
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Man to face Perth court over alleged indecent act on a flight

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A 54-year-old man accused of committing an indecent act on a domestic flight, including allegedly exposing himself to a female co-worker, is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today [29 December 2020].
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AFP National Media Team Christmas holiday office hours

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Office hours for the AFP National Media Team over the Christmas holidays are: 
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Police warn of online predators this school holidays

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Four South Australians have been charged in the past fortnight for allegedly sexually exploiting or abusing children, after separate investigations by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET).
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Perth man charged for advocating terrorism

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UPDATE: VISION AVAILABLE. A 52-year-old Perth man is scheduled to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today (23 December) charged with terrorism-related offences following an investigation by the Western Australia Joint Counter Terrorism Team (WA JCTT).
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AFP urging parents to keep children safe online these school holidays

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is urging parents and carers to educate themselves about technology gifted to their children this holiday season.
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