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Sydney man pleads guilty in relation to Operation Veyda

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A man from Sydney’s eastern suburbs entered a guilty plea in the NSW District Court today (21 September) to a proceeds of crime charge stemming from the Operation Veyda investigation into a multi-national organised crime syndicate.
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Drugs worth $182 million seized in coffee beans shipment

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AUDIO + IMAGES AVAILABLE: The AFP has launched a major investigation after more than $182 million worth of illicit drugs was seized in Melbourne, concealed inside a shipment of coffee beans.
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AFP launches podcast series for the 20th anniversary of the Bali bombings

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Today the AFP releases the first episode in a documentary-style podcast series about the 2002 Bali bombings, an anniversary that has a special significance for the Australian community and the AFP.
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Alleged Comanchero associate sentenced to five years’ jail

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Editor’s note: Images of the seized items are available via Hightail. A Wollongong man has been sentenced to five years’ jail for firearms, drugs and money laundering offences, following an investigation targeting members and associates of the Comanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG).
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Commissioner's call to remembrance - 75th Anniversary of Australian Peacekeeping

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Delivered on 14 September 2022 at the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial, Canberra ACT.
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Man under Intensive Bail Supervision arrested at Adelaide Airport

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An Adelaide man preparing to board a flight has been arrested by AFP officers at Adelaide Airport after airline staff allegedly spotted a passenger with what appeared to be an electronic tracking ankle bracelet intending to travel to Perth.
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Man arrested in Tajikistan for child abuse material following international investigation

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A Tajikistan man was arrested recently for alleged child sex offences under the Tajikistan Criminal Code following an international investigation initiated by the AFP.
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Operation Appleby: Man convicted of directing terrorist activities

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A Sydney man has become the final person to be convicted of a terrorism offence as part of the multi-agency Operation Appleby terrorism investigation.
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Six Perth men in court for alleged online child abuse offences

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Western Australia Police Force
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Queensland man charged with online grooming of children

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A Queensland man has been charged by AFP Child Protection officers with offences relating to the alleged grooming of children online for sexual activity.
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