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AFP Commissioner addresses the Senate Standing Committee

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AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin addressed the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment at Parliament House today (7 November 2018).
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Two Icelandic men arrested for allegedly importing 6.7kgs of cocaine

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Two Icelandic nationals have been charged over the importation of 6.7 kilograms of cocaine into Melbourne Airport after joint activity by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) on Monday (5 November 2018).
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More charges laid over group helping parental abductions of children

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has served Notices to Appear on three people in New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD) as part of a long-running investigation into a group allegedly assisting the parental abduction of children across Australia.
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New AIC and ACCCE research initiative to reduce Child Exploitation Material

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The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) and the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) today co-hosted the Child Exploitation Material (CEM) Reduction Research Program Roundtable in Brisbane.
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Two men charged over alleged ‘ice’ detection at Melbourne Airport

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Two men were charged at Melbourne Airport after approximately six kilograms of methamphetamine was allegedly found concealed in their luggage.
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Irish man faces court over US plane disturbance

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A 25-year-old Irish man is scheduled to face court today for allegedly causing a disturbance on a flight bound for Sydney from Los Angeles, USA.
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More than $145,000 of undeclared currency seized at Sydney Airport

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A total of $145,200 in undeclared currency has been seized from a 40-year-old man departing Sydney International Airport bound for Dubai, who had the cash hidden in his luggage.
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Decision to withdraw terrorism charges

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has informed the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions that it supports the withdrawal of the terrorism charge laid on a 25-year-old Sri Lankan citizen (Mr Nizamdeen) on 31 August 2018.
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Footage released - NDIS Fraud Taskforce charge man with fraud in excess of $400K

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A 36-year-old Victorian man has been charged by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud Taskforce for allegedly defrauding the NDIS of more than $400,000.
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Charges laid over group helping parental abductions of children

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested three men and served a Court Attendance Notice on another woman as part of a long-running investigation into people assisting the parental abduction of children across Australia.
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