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Assistant Commissioner becomes first AFP member appointed to the Order of the British Empire

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Australian Federal Police (AFP) Assistant Commissioner Frank Prendergast has today become the first AFP Member to be appointed to the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
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Two Sydney men arrested following joint operation

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Two men have been arrested in Sydney today as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT).
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Scam alert - People impersonating Department of Defence officials

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is aware of a fraudulent telephone and email scam targeting wealthy Australians.
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Catch of the day – man arrested after 59 kilogram cocaine seizure

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A 48-year-old Sydney man has been charged for his alleged role in the importation of 59 kilograms of cocaine concealed in two shipping containers. The cocaine has a potential street value of approximately $20.6 million.
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Malaysian woman charged with importing four kilograms of meth

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A 21-year-old Malaysian woman has been charged with importing approximately four kilograms of methamphetamine hidden in two portable electric cooktop stoves through Melbourne International Airport.  
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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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