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Sydney man arrested for trading child abuse material

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A tip-off from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about an Australian internet user allegedly trading child abuse material online has resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Sydney man.
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Melbourne man accused of breaching Control Order

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A 35-year-old Melbourne man has been remanded in custody after facing the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court overnight (Thursday 28 January, 2021), charged with allegedly breaching a Control Order issued by the Federal Court of Australia.
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Trusted insider charged with importing drugs through postal service

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A subcontractor to Australia’s postal service has been charged with drug offences after allegedly using his position to facilitate the importation of methamphetamine into NSW.
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AFP urges parents to protect children as they head back to school

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) are warning parents not to post photos of their children on their first day of school without locking down their privacy settings.
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Three AFP officers awarded Australian Police Medals in Australia Day Honours List

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Three Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers have been recognised with one of Policing’s highest accolades in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.
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Dutch ‘money mule’ arrested for links to cybercrime syndicate stealing from Australian bank accounts

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested a 22-year-old Dutch national in Queensland for his alleged role in a money mule network suspected of laundering more than $3.5m stolen from Australian bank accounts.  
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AFP executes search warrants in Queensland after the takedown of the world's largest illegal dark web marketplace

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has executed a series of search warrants across Brisbane and the Gold Coast over two days in connection to the shutdown of DarkMarket, the world's largest illegal marketplace on the dark web.
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Canadian national arrested in the Netherlands on AFP arrest warrant

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A Canadian national has been arrested by the Central Unit of the National Police of the Netherlands on Friday (22 January 2021) after acting on an INTERPOL Red Diffusion issued by the Australian Federal Police.
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35-year-old Sydney man to face child abuse material charges

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**UPDATE: arrest footage now available on Hightail** A Zetland man is set to face Sydney Central Local court today (Friday 22 January, 2021) charged with a series of child abuse material offences, following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection operation.
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Meth importation plans up in smoke! 81 kilos found hidden in meat smokers

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Five members of an alleged transnational criminal syndicate operating in Melbourne have been charged following the seizure of 81 kilograms of methamphetamine, which has an estimated street value of more than $60 million.
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