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First Operation Arkstone offender to be sentenced in Queensland

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A 23-year-old man charged under Operation Arkstone yesterday became the first Queenslander sentenced for his role in the large-scale online child abuse network.
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Logan man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 25-year-old man is expected to face court today (Friday, 27 August 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences by the Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
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Perth man charged over meth importation

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A 36-year-old man has been charged over the importation of 406 grams of methamphetamine from Malaysia.
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Ipswich man charged over alleged sexualised conversations with children

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Editor's note: Images can be downloaded via Hightail. A 26-year-old Queensland man has faced Ipswich Magistrates Court today (26 August, 2021) accused of transmitting and uploading child abuse material and having sexualised conversations with children.
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Adelaide man charged with new offences as a result of a counter-terrorism investigation

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A 33-year-old Adelaide man is now facing a total of five charges as a result of a joint investigation into Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremist groups in South Australia. He is expected to appear in Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 7 October 2021. 
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Scammers using fake AFP credentials to target vulnerable people

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The Australian Federal Police wants to warn the community about a scam involving fake police representatives attempting to con money from the public. 
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Northern Territory man charged with child abuse material and grooming offences

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Editor’s note: vision of the arrest available via Hightail Detectives from the Northern Territory Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (NT JACET) have charged a 72-year-old man in Marrakai for allegedly transmitting and possessing child abuse material as well as grooming-related offences.
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Ship captain charged over underwater cable damage off Perth

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The Australian Federal Police has charged the 59-year-old Master of container ship Maersk Surabaya, which allegedly damaged the Australia Singapore Cable off the West Australian coast – in what is believed to be the first prosecution by the AFP for the alleged offence.
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NSW man jailed for online child abuse offences

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A 61-year-old man who uploaded child abuse material to Instagram was sentenced to four years and six months’ imprisonment by the Parramatta District Court yesterday (Friday, 20 August 2021).
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IRONSIDE: Trusted insider charged for alleged role in Melbourne cocaine importation

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A 55-year-old man faced Melbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 19 August 2021) for allegedly using his role as a trusted insider to aid the importation of more than 160 kilograms of cocaine into Victoria.
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