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Queensland criminal syndicates targeted under AFP-led Operation Ironside

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UPDATE: Vision from Operation Ironside activities in Queensland are now available via Hightail. Thirty-eight offenders have been arrested, 258kg of illicit drugs intercepted, five weapons seized and nearly $6000,000 in cash confiscated in Queensland under the Australian Federal Police’s Operation IRONSIDE.
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Victorian criminal syndicates targeted under AFP-led Operation Ironside

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UPDATE: Vision from Operation Ironside activities in Victoria are now available via Hightail. 46 alleged offenders have been arrested, over half a tonne of illicit drugs intercepted, numerous weapons seized, more than $13 million of ill-gotten wealth in the form of cash, property, luxury cars and other luxury items, restrained and five murder plots disrupted in Victoria under the Australian Federal Police’s Operation Ironside.
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AFP-led Operation Ironside smashes organised crime

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UPDATE: A national overview video of Operation Ironside is now available. An Australian Federal Police-led operation has charged more than one hundred organised crime members after developing a world-leading capability to see encrypted communications used exclusively by organised crime.
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Darwin man faces court over alleged child abuse material offences

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Detectives from the Northern Territory Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly possessing child abuse material.
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NSW man sentenced over child exploitation offences

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A 63-year-old Cabramatta man has been sentenced to 19 years imprisonment in the New South Wales District Court on Friday (4 June 2021), after pleading guilty to child exploitation offences on children under the age of 16 in the South Asia region.
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Hoppers Crossing man sentenced over child abuse offences

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A 48-year-old Hoppers Crossing man was sentenced to three years imprisonment in the County Court of Victoria yesterday (Friday 3 June 2021), after pleading guilty to child abuse offences. 
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South Australian man jailed for possessing child abuse material

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A 49-year-old South Australian man has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for possessing child abuse material.
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Two arrested after two 3D-printed submachine guns, nine stolen vehicles and explosives seized

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Two men have been arrested after investigators seized two 3D-printed submachine guns, nine stolen vehicles and explosives during a joint-agency operation targeting the manufacture and supply of prohibited firearms.
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Airport Watch launched at Darwin Airport to target growing crime threat

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The Australian Federal Police is today launching a rebooted Airport Watch program at Darwin International Airport (DIA) to coincide with increasing domestic travel and the rollout of the Protection Operation Response Team (PORT) officers.
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SA man charged with possessing child abuse material

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This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police and South Australia Police.
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