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Queensland man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 43-year-old Queensland man is due to appear in court today charged with child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation.
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Nine children rescued in the Philippines after Australian man charged

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A Victorian man charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly paying for live-distance child exploitation has led to the rescue of nine children and the arrest of a woman by Philippine authorities. ***Footage available***
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$15.8 million in assets confiscated from a Plutus Payroll founder

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has successfully confiscated $15.8 million in assets from a principal conspirator in a syndicate alleged to have defrauded the Commonwealth of more than $105 million over three years.
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Organised crime target arrested in Thailand

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*Editor’s Note: vision of Operation Volante from 2013 is available via Hightail. A police target wanted in connection with AFP organised crime investigation Operation Volante has been arrested by the Royal Thai Police.
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Hoax bomb threat caller sentenced in Sydney

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A Newcastle man has today been jailed for making a hoax bomb threat against a flight from Mumbai to Singapore in 2019.
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Two charged, meth and $147k in cash seized in Melbourne

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**Arrest footage available on Hightail** JOINT TASKFORCE ICARUS members have arrested and charged two more men in connection to the alleged import of almost eight kilograms of methamphetamine hidden inside a shipment of water filters sent to Melbourne last year.
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Six men charged after $1.5m worth of cannabis and cash seized from alleged SA Rebels bikie gang safe house

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Six men have been charged with drug trafficking after the South Australia National Anti-Gangs Squad found more than 320 kilograms of dried cannabis and $50,000 cash at a suburban Adelaide property yesterday (Wednesday 3 February 2021).
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Two charged as inquiries continue into alleged import of ‘ice’ valued at $3 million

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Two men have been charged as part of ongoing joint investigations into the alleged importation of ‘ice’ concealed in an air cargo consignment declared to contain furniture items.
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Gold Coast Man charged over ‘liquid fantasy’ hidden in cleaning supplies and skincare products

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A Gold Coast man accused of importing about 120 litres of Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) into Australia has been charged by the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Task Force (QJOCTF). ***Editor's note*** Vision availible
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AFP statement on payments from the Vatican to Australia

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The AFP has completed analysis of the financial intelligence provided by AUSTRAC in relation to payments from the Vatican to Au
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