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Perth man accused of 'revenge porn'

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A 35-year-old man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police over ‘revenge porn’ offences, after he allegedly distributed intimate images of a former girlfriend without her permission. The man is expected to face Perth Magistrate's Court today (17 January).
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Perth man in court over child abuse fantasies

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A 22-year-old Palmyra man accused of posing as a woman online to chat about sexually abusing young children is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (17 January) after being charged by the WA Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET).
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Alleged Perth brothel madam charged over $65,920 illicit cash

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The alleged madam of a Riverton residential brothel is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (17 January), charged with dealing in the proceeds of crime over the discovery of $65,920 cash in a locked safe and cabinet at the premises.
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Young South Australian woman accused of possessing child abuse material

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A 19-year-old woman has been charged by the South Australia Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET) with possessing child abuse material.
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30-year-old man first in South Australia charged with possessing a child-like sex doll

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A 30-year-old man has become the first person in South Australia to be charged for possessing a child-like sex doll under new Commonwealth laws targeting child abuse-related offences.
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Man charged after flight forced to return to Perth airport

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A 45-year-old Cairns man is scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court this morning after being charged with allegedly making threats regarding aviation security during a flight from Perth to Cairns early this morning (Friday, 10 January 2020).  
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Dandenong man charged after allegedly threatening an AFP officer

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A 31-year-old Dandenong man has been charged with allegedly threatening an AFP officer and creating targeted, menacing online video content.
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Geelong man charged over alleged possession of child abuse material

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A 55 year old Geelong man has faced court this afternoon, charged in relation to child exploitation offences.
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Police investigate child sexual assaults from 1980s and 1990s

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ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team is seeking information about a series of sexual assaults committed against children under the age of 16 during the 1980s and 1990s.
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Adelaide drug syndicate boss sixth jailed in NT over cannabis supply

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The head of a syndicate responsible for smuggling 300 kilograms of cannabis between South Australia and the Northern Territory has been sentenced yesterday (6 January) in the Northern Territory Supreme Court to nine years’ imprisonment.
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