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US tip-off leads to Melbourne resident charged with child exploitation offences

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A 25-year-old Malaysian national will face court in Melbourne today, charged with child exploitation offences following a tip-off from a US law enforcement agencies.
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Man extradited to Perth for allegedly laundering almost $8 million

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A 25-year-old Sydney resident accused of helping to launder more than $7.74 million of suspected proceeds of crime is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 28 November).
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Adelaide resident accused of international 'sextortion' offences

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A 25-year-old foreign national residing in Adelaide is due to face Adelaide Magistrates Court today (Thursday) accused of threatening to share intimate videos and images of a former partner, in one of the first sextortion cases led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
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$2.24 million of suspected crime proceeds restrained

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A total of $2.24 million in alleged proceeds of crime has been restrained by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as part of an investigation involving a Chinese national linked to two Perth bank accounts.
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Yacht up for auction after major WA drug bust

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A $560,000 yacht allegedly used in a foiled attempt to import almost 1 tonne of illicit drugs into Western Australia is set to go under the hammer. WA Police Force initially seized the Sail Yacht Zero (SY Zero) in September as part of the extensive joint law enforcement operation known as Shipton Budgee.
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Joint operation stops over 15 million MDMA pills reaching Australian streets

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The Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QLD JOCTF), working with the National Police of the Netherlands (NPN) Criminal Investigations Division, has charged 11 people and seized MDMA with an estimated street value totalling AUD $301.6 million.
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Man extradited from Dubai as part of 2017 Operation Veyda

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A 33-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to appear before Sydney Central Local Court today (Thursday, 21 November 2019) after being extradited from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for allegedly conspiring and attempting to import a commercial quantity of narcotics into Australia in 2017.
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59-year-old man in Perth court over child exploitation-related offences

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A Christmas Island man accused of taking sexually explicit photographs of a young girl is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 20 November) on child exploitation offences.
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Adelaide man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 52-year-old man has been charged with possessing child abuse material after police searched his Adelaide home yesterday morning (Tuesday, 19 November).
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Two arrested, 233kg cocaine from Mexico seized

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Two people have been arrested and 233 kilograms of cocaine from Mexico has been seized, following a multi-agency operation.
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