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Victims’ voices lead the way on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

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The Australian Federal Police champions the need to listen and learn from victims of human trafficking and modern slavery in seeking justice and calls on the public not to turn a blind eye to the signs of these crimes.
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Tasmanian man charged with providing false or misleading information

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A 41-year-old Tasmanian man with links to Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs faced court in Hobart yesterday (28 July 2021) after being charged by the Australian Federal Police with providing false or misleading information.
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National Press Club address - 28 July 2021

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About a year ago, I stood at this podium and I sent a direct warning to criminals. I said the Australian Federal Police: “Will be relentless. We will outsmart you and we will always be a step ahead”. I declared, “The full force of the Australian Federal Police is coming for you”.
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Brothers sentenced for failed plot to import over 500kgs of cocaine

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Two brothers, aged 39 and 45, have been sentenced to 28 and 25 years imprisonment by the Brisbane Supreme Court for their roles in a 2018 plot to import over 500kg of cocaine into Queensland.
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Queensland man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 21-year-old Moreton Bay region man is expected to face court today (Wednesday, 28 July 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences following a Brisbane-based Australian Federal Police operation.
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Sydney man charged with sharing child abuse material

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A 52-year-old Sydney man is expected to appear in Sydney Central Local Court today (Wednesday, 28 July 2021) charged with child abuse offences.
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Sydney man sentenced for breaching UN sanctions

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A 62-year-old man has been sentenced to three years and six months imprisonment for brokering the sale of missile parts, as well as coal and other commodities, in contravention of Australian and United Nations sanctions.
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Launch of Queensland Missing Persons Day postponed

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The COVID-19 restrictions currently in place around the country have led to the regrettable postponement of the upcoming Queensland Family of Missing Persons Day.  The Australian Federal Police and Queensland Police Service are working to reschedule the event, which was set to be hosted in Brisbane on Sunday 1 August.
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Ironside: Sydney man arrested after cocaine and $100,000 cash found in kitchen kickboards

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A Sydney man has been arrested after $100,000 in cash and 1.3kg of cocaine was found hidden in kitchen kickboards in a home in Maroubra, NSW.
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NSW man jailed for possessing child abuse material

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A 36-year-old New South Wales (NSW) man has been sentenced to four years and six months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to possessing child abuse material.
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