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Operation Arkstone – Wyong man faces further 80 charges

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Australian Federal Police have laid an additional 80 charges on a 29-year-old Wyong man, who was the first offender arrested under the child protection investigation known as Operation Arkstone.
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Australian-first forensic program seeks to name our country’s unidentified human remains

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is today launching the country’s first National DNA Program, with the hope of uncovering investigative leads as to the identity of our unknown Australians and resolving long-term missing persons cases across Australia.
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National Missing Persons Week 2020: Police call on community to help solve eight long-term missing persons cases

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is calling on the public to help solve eight long-term missing persons’ investigations as part of a digital campaign marking National Missing Persons Week 2020 (2-8 August 2020).
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Organised crime syndicate charged and more than 500kg of cocaine seized in PNG

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New footage available. Members of a Melbourne-based criminal syndicate, with alleged links to Italian organised crime, have been charged for conspiring to import over 500 kilograms of cocaine from PNG into Australia.
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Plutus Payroll founder jailed in Operation Elbrus

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A 37-year-old Liverpool man has today been sentenced in the Supreme Court of NSW to seven years and six months in jail for his role as a principal conspirator in a syndicate that is alleged to have defrauded the Commonwealth of more than $105 million over three years.
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WA National Anti-Gangs Squad arrest over illicit loaded gun

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An alleged WA Comanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) member has been charged over the discovery of a loaded Glock 26 pistol that has its serial number removed.
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Phillip Island man charged over alleged child abuse material offences

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A 42-year-old Phillip Island man accused of sharing child abuse material using a social media account will face court in Melbourne today (Friday 31 July, 2020).
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Four charged in relation to importation of 2.3 tonnes of counterfeit of Australia Post pre-paid satchels

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have charged four members of a suspected crime syndicate for allegedly importing 2.3 tonnes of counterfeit Australia Post Express Post and Parcel Post pre-paid satchels.
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Stop human trafficking happening in plain sight

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On the United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons today, the AFP acknowledges that our first responders play a vital role in identifying, supporting and seeking justice for victims of human trafficking, and calls on the public not to turn a blind eye to signs. 
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NT man charged with repeated sexual abuse of young girl

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This is a joint media release between Australian Federal Police and Northern Territory Police.
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