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34-year-old New South Wales man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 34-year-old man from Cessnock in New South Wales, has been charged following an investigation into the alleged possession of child abuse material and attempted sexual intercourse with a child.
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Sydney man arrested in international drug smuggling investigation

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A 45-year-old Burwood, Sydney, man is due to appear before Sydney Central Local Court on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, charged with drug offences after he was arrested at Sydney Airport on Saturday (30 November 2019).
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The Rat Trap: international cybercrime investigation shuts down insidious malware operation

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A tool allowing cybercriminals to remotely and secretly gain control over a victim’s computer is no longer available as a result of an Australian-led operation targeting hackers allegedly using the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan (IM-RAT).
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Trio jailed for Christmas terror plot

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Three men have been jailed today over their plan to use improvised bombs and machetes in a terrorist attack in Melbourne’s CBD during the 2016 Christmas period.
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Gwelup man charged with abusing three girls

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A 53-year-old Gwelup man is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (29 November) charged with indecently assaulting three teenage girls.
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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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