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AFP restrains multi-million dollar properties linked to human trafficking investigation

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has restrained two residential properties in Sydney, worth more than $3.8 million dollars, as part of a human trafficking operation.
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Brisbane man charged with importing almost 12kg of Methamphetamine

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A 31-year-old Windsor man appeared before the Brisbane Magistrates Court this week (Thursday 25 March 2021) charged in connection to the importation of around 12 kilograms of methamphetamine.
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First exit trafficking conviction in Australia

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A Sydney man who used threats, coercion and deception to force a woman and her child to return to India has become the first person in Australia to be convicted for an exit human trafficking offence.
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South Australian man to face court for allegedly possessing child abuse material

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A 61-year-old South Australian man is due to face Christies Beach Magistrate’s Court today (Friday 26 March, 2021), charged with child abuse material offences by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET).
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WA man in court on alleged online child abuse offences

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A 41-year-old man is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (26 March 2021) after being charged by the Australian Federal Police with allegedly accessing and possessing child abuse material.
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Two men charged following counter terrorism operation in Brisbane and Melbourne

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UPDATE **New footage of extradition now available through Hightail** Two men have been charged for their alleged involvement in running a sophisticated terrorist network that facilitated the travel of a number of Australian foreign terrorist fighters to Syria between 2012 and 2014.
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Airport Watch launched amid increasing domestic travel and growing crime threat

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VISION ALERT - Airport Watch video, photos and press conference audio now available via hightail The Australian Federal Police is today rebooting its Airport Watch program across nine major airports to coincide with increasing domestic travel and the potential for growth in crime throughout the aviation environment.
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Five SA men charged with child abuse-related offences in one week

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A 39-year-old man accused of trying to sexually groom a teenage girl is among five South Australian men charged with child abuse-related offences in one week by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET).
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Tasmanian man jailed for production and possession of extreme child abuse material and bestiality content

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A 42-year-old Invermay man was yesterday (24 March 2021) jailed for five years after being convicted for producing, accessing, transmitting and possessing the most extreme classification level of child abuse material.
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Man sentenced for defrauding Commonwealth payments

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A 33-year-old Sydney man has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for multiple fraud offences following allegations he redirected Commonwealth government payments to accounts controlled by him.
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