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Sydney man linked to plot to import $8 million worth of illicit cigarettes

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A National Anti-Gangs Squad (NAGS) investigation has identified the alleged involvement of a Sydney man, with Outlaw Motorcycle Gang links, in a plot to illegally import almost eight million cigarettes. A joint investigation known as Operation Kalvari was launched in March 2021 involving the Australian Federal Police (AFP), with the Australian Border Force (ABF) Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) and Detector Dog Unit, and NSW Police Force Raptor Squad. ***Editor's note: Images availible***
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NSW man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A South-Western Sydney man is expected to face Downing Centre Local Court today (20 August 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation.
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Victorian man sentenced for soliciting child abuse material

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A 28-year-old Victorian man has been sentenced to three years imprisonment after he was found guilty of soliciting child abuse material from a young girl he met online.
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NSW man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A Tamworth man is expected to face court today (Wednesday, 18 August 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation.
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Man issued infringement for allegedly failing to wear mask in Darwin Airport precinct

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has issued a man with a $5,056 fine for allegedly failing to wear a mask in the Darwin Airport precinct yesterday (17 August, 2021).
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Adelaide man, 49, jailed for online child abuse offences

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An Adelaide man who had videos and images of young children being sexually abused stored on his phone and sought young girls overseas for sexual activity has been sentenced today (16 August 2021) to three years and four months jail.
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Fifth man charged after seizure of 34kgs of drugs from Melbourne ‘safe house’

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) High Volume Drug Crime Team, together with Victoria Police Joint Taskforce Icarus members yesterday (Friday 13 August 2021) arrested and charged a 32-year-old Melbourne man, in connection to the seizure of 34 kilograms of illicit drugs from an alleged ‘safe house’ at Docklands in January 2021. Editor’s note: Arrest vision and drug images available
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Pair jailed over multi-million-dollar Adelaide meth import

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Two Adelaide men have each been sentenced to 12 years jail today (Friday, 13 August 2021), over a thwarted plot to import 18 kilograms of methamphetamine, worth up to $7 million, hidden in 4WD winches from Malaysia.
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Australian man sentenced for child abuse offences committed in Mongolia

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A 50-year-old Australian man has been sentenced to two years in jail for child abuse-related offences committed in Mongolia, following a joint operation between Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigators and domestic and international partner agencies.
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Brisbane man jailed for online child abuse offences

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A 66-year-old man who created, accessed and shared child abuse material has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Brisbane District Court today (Friday, 13 August 2021).
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