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Adelaide man charged with child sex offences

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Detectives from the Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between SAPOL's Special Crimes Investigation Branch and the Australian Federal Police) have arrested and charged a 44-year-old man from the northern suburbs of Adelaide for possession of child exploitation material.
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Three arrested and $500k seized in drug-related Adelaide operation

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Authorities have uncovered more than $500,000 in alleged proceeds of crime during multiple police searches across Adelaide this week. The operation has also seen three men with alleged links to the Descendants Outlaw Motor Cycle Gang (OMCG) arrested and charged with drug trafficking offences.
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Joint operation seizes hundreds of kilograms of meth in noodles

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A multi-million dollar shipment of methamphetamine has been seized and two people arrested following a joint agency operation in Sydney.
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30th National Missing Persons Week: AFP short film shows impact on those left behind

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is providing Australians insight into the emotional pain faced by loved ones of missing persons, with a short film launched today marking the 30th anniversary of National Missing Persons Week (NMPW). The week will run from 5-11 August 2018.
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Victorian man faces charges of transmitting child exploitation material

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A 21-year-old Pakenham, VIC, man has been arrested for allegedly transmitting child exploitation material online.
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Two men arrested, more than 600kg of cocaine seized

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A Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) operation in collaboration with Maritime Border Command (MBC) has yesterday resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of approximately 600 kilograms of cocaine.
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Second man extradited from Serbia to Sydney over 1.28 tonne cocaine seizure

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A 49-year-old man has been extradited from Serbia and is scheduled to appear before Parramatta Local Court today (Wednesday, 1 August), to face charges connected with a multi-million dollar drug importation investigation.
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Men charged with people smuggling and immigration offences

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A Chinese national and Taiwanese national have been charged with people smuggling and immigration offences following their interception at Brisbane Airport earlier this week.
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Second person charged over alleged human trafficking case in Sydney

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A 45-year-old woman has been charged and is due to face court today (Wednesday, 25 July), for her role allegedly trafficking a woman and an infant child from Sydney to India last year.
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Media statement

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Media reporting the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has launched a preliminary investigation into RT – a Russian television network - for foreign interference is incorrect.
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