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AFP implores #DontBeAMule in new campaign against money laundering

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is warning Australians to be vigilant online after a spike in criminal syndicates using job advertisements and romance scams to recruit money mules.
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Tasmanian man charged over accessing significant amounts of child exploitation material

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A 27-year-old Tasmanian man has been today charged with child exploitation offences after authorities executed a search warrant at an Ulverstone property this morning (Wednesday, 2 December, 2020).
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Sydney man jailed after being found guilty of 25 counts relating to child abuse material

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A 50-year-old Castle Hill man charged with 25 counts relating to child abuse material has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by the District Court of New South Wales on Friday (27 November).
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Melbourne man accused of breaching Control Order

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This is a joint release between the Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police and Australian Security Intelligence Organis
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Melbourne man charged with fraudulently claiming more than $18 thousand in welfare payments

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A 34-year-old Melbourne man accused of fraudulently accessing Commonwealth welfare payments and other Federal Government grants appeared before Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday (30 November 2020) on 6 fraud-related offences.
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Major operation results in five arrests, dismantles alleged criminal network connected to a multi-million dollar family day care fraud

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An alleged criminal syndicate accused of defrauding millions of dollars in Child Care Subsidy payments and COVID-19 Stimulus Package payments has been dismantled by an Australian Federal Police-led joint investigation, with Services Australia, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) and assistance from the Victorian Department of Education and Training.
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Operation Arkstone update: Additional NSW arrest in large-scale investigation into child sex offender network

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A 54-year-old Newcastle man has become the 15th person arrested as part of a large-scale Australian Federal Police (AFP)-led investigation into an online network of alleged child sex offenders. The man is scheduled to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (28 November 2020).  
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Queensland man charged with terrorism offence

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A man from Bundaberg has been charged with a terrorism offence following a Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (QLD JCTT) investigation.The man is expected to face Brisbane Arrest Court today (28 November 2020).
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GST fraudster sentenced over multi-million dollar scheme

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A 38-year-old fraud syndicate member who conspired to defraud the Commonwealth of more than $5 million dollars through Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds, has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 3 years after facing the Melbourne County Court today (Monday 23 November, 2020).
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