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Australian man charged for allegedly sexually abusing children overseas

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Editor’s note: arrest vision available via Hightail A 59-year-old man will appear in Sydney Magistrate’s Court today (19 November 2021) accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Philippines.
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Queensland men charged with possessing nearly 540kg of cocaine

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Editor’s note: Images from this arrest are available via Hightail Two Queensland men are scheduled to face Brisbane Magistrates Court today charged with possessing nearly 540kg of cocaine allegedly secreted inside empty shipping containers.
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Two Sydney men charged over 314kg heroin import

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VISION ALERT: Two Sydney men – including a man the Australian Federal Police allege is one of the nation’s most significant organised crime threats – have been charged with significant drug offences.
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Man arrested for multi-million dollar migration fraud

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UPDATE: Additional Charges A joint agency investigation has today led to the arrest of a 57-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast for allegedly being the primary facilitator of a multi-million migration dollar fraud. 
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Gold Coast man faces court over alleged $115m cocaine import in 2018

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A 35-year-old Gold Coast man faced Southport Magistrates Court today (16 November 2021) charged in connection to a 115 kilogram cocaine importation from South Africa to Sydney in 2018. The Australian Federal Police-led Gold Coast Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (JOCTF) arrested the man at his residence in Surfers Paradise late yesterday (15 November 2021).
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Sydney man charged with allegedly procuring a child for sexual activity

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A 37-year-old Sydney man is expected to appear at Burwood Local Court today (16 November 2021) to face child abuse-related charges following an Australian Federal Police operation.
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Townsville man charged for allegedly providing a misleading statement on Commonwealth documents

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A 37-year-old Townsville man has been charged with three counts of providing misleading information when applying for an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) in the aviation industry in North Queensland.
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WA traveller allegedly caught walking in ‘weed’

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A West Australian traveller who was allegedly caught at Perth Airport with cannabis taped to his feet has been charged by the Australian Federal Police.
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Sydney man and woman charged in human trafficking and servitude investigation

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Editor’s Note: Footage of the arrests is available via Hightail. A 59-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman have been charged as part of an Australian Federal Police investigation into allegations of human trafficking and servitude at a cake business in Western Sydney.
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Two men face $1.2m tax fraud, perverting justice charges

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Two Sydney men are scheduled to face court today relating to an alleged $1.2 million tax fraud, believed to have been committed through phoenixing activity. A 50-year-old Casula man and 62-year-old man from Wattle Grove will answer the charges laid by the AFP as a result of an investigation by the ATO-led Serious Financial Crime Taskforce and following a close evidence review by Federal Prosecutors at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.
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