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Fast Facts: AFP powers under SLAID legislation

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Q. Can the Australian Federal Police/Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission take over my social media account?
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AFP to target child sex predators sharing abuse material

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Child sex predators coaching pedophiles on the dark web how to abuse children will be targeted by Australian Federal Police as new laws bolster investigators’ powers to identify offenders.
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IRONSIDE: Alleged UK cocaine importation intercepted due to Ironside intelligence

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More than 2000 kilograms of cocaine has been seized and six people arrested in waters off the coast of the United Kingdom. Intelligence provided to UK authorities from an on-going Australian Federal Police Operation IRONSIDE investigation assisted in taking out this huge haul.
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AFP warn about fast growing online child abuse trend

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Australian children as young as eight are being coerced into performing live-streamed sexual acts by online predators, who often record and share the videos on the dark net and sexually extort victims into producing even more graphic content.
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Woman charged with impersonating Commonwealth official as part of ongoing investigation

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A South Australian woman has been charged with impersonating a Commonwealth public official and importing fake Australian Federal Police badges into Australia as part of an ongoing Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) investigation.
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Bendigo man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 61-year-old Bendigo man is expected to face court today (Friday, 10 September 2021) charged with child abuse material offences following a Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) investigation.
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Cocaine in coffee seized in Colombia, one arrested

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The Australian Federal Police have arrested a 41-year-old Spanish national in Wollongong after Colombian authorities seized more than 35 kilograms of cocaine bound for Australia. 
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NSW man arrested, allegedly caught with about 200 files of child abuse material

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A 22-year-old man is expected to face Cowra Local Court today (Wednesday, 8 September 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences by Australian Federal Police.
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Warrants executed across Melbourne as part of joint drug operation

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Police have executed 20 warrants across metropolitan Melbourne today as part of a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) investigation that has led to Victoria’s largest ever heroin seizure.
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Victorian man jailed for soliciting child abuse material

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A 26-year-old Victorian man has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment for soliciting child abuse material from a Canadian child.
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