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Devonport man charged with child abuse offences

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A 19-year-old Tasmanian man has been charged with child abuse and bestiality offences after Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers executed a search warrant at a Devonport property today (Thursday, December 19, 2019).
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Biosecurity Officer sentenced after importing exotic fish

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A former Biosecurity Officer from the Department of Agriculture has today been sentenced for abusing his position to facilitate the importation of illegal fauna.
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AFP releases ThinkUKnow Corporate Report 2018-19

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) led ThinkUKnow program continues to deliver online child safety education and awareness presentations to schools and organisations, with a record 220,000 students reached during 2018-19.
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Three jailed over gun parts hidden in toys

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Two men have been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment and a third sentenced to three years and three months imprisonment for their role in an organised crime syndicate importing illegal firearm parts concealed inside children’s toys.
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645kg of MDMA hidden in barbeques seized by authorities

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A joint law enforcement operation spanning six months and three countries has resulted in the seizure of 645kg of MDMA in Sydney, and the arrest of two people.
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Europol’s former most wanted criminal gets 20 years for producing child sexual abuse materials

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CEBU CITY – A 33-year-old Filipino male was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty today to producing “child pornography” under Republic Act No. 9775.
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Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre detainee jailed for assault

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A 41-year-old man was sentenced to six months’ jail yesterday (13 December) after pleading guilty to assaulting a SERCO guard and damaging property at Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre.
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Alleged Perth drug dealer charged over 2017 meth sale

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A 43-year-old man is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (13 December) charged over alleged drug dealing in 2017.
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Werribee man charged over child exploitation offences

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A 31 year old Werribee man is set to face the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today, charged in relation to child exploitation offences, after Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers executed a search warrant at his property on Thursday (December 12, 2019).
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New South Wales man jailed after cash seized at Gold Coast Airport

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A 33-year-old New South Wales man has been jailed after Australian Federal Police located almost $188,000 in a bag at the Gold Coast Airport in January 2019.
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