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AFP investigation into Department of Home Affairs referral

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can confirm it received a referral from the Department of Home Affairs on 30 August 2018 regarding an unauthorised disclosure of information.
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Man arrested at Sydney Airport after attempting to import four kilograms of “ice”

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A 47-year-old man from Cyprus has been arrested and charged at Sydney International Airport after authorities found methamphetamine concealed in the lining of his suitcase.
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Almost half a tonne of MDMA seized in Sydney

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Three people have been arrested and 496 kilograms of MDMA seized following a joint Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) operation in Sydney. The MDMA was concealed in four industrial mincing machines in a shipping container that arrived in Port Botany from Turkey on Friday, 28 September 2018.
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Layla Leisha located and recovered

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On 30 September 2018, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) located and recovered Layla Leisha.
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500kg of cocaine seized in Solomon Islands, two arrested in Sydney as part of joint international operation

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A joint international investigation has led to the seizure of approximately 500 kilograms of cocaine in the Solomon Islands and the arrest of two men in Sydney allegedly involved in planning to import the drugs into Australia.
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Police seek witnesses after cocaine found off NSW coastline

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Police are seeking witnesses after a parcel containing around 20kgs of cocaine was located offshore near Trial Bay, NSW, on Wednesday (26 September 2018).
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National Police Remembrance Day

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The National Police Memorial in Canberra will this evening host police from across Australia to recognise those who have lost their lives in the service of their communities.
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Cocaine found in suitcase lining at Sydney Airport

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Two Brazilian nationals have been arrested and charged after allegedly attempting to import 4.5kg of cocaine through Sydney airport, concealed in the lining of their suitcases.
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Sydney man charged with child exploitation material offences

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A 61-year-old man from Blakehurst, NSW, will face court next month for allegedly accessing and distributing child exploitation material online.
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Five Melbourne men charged, $12 mil in assets seized over alleged trafficking of border controlled drugs

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Four Australian men have been charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for allegedly trafficking commercial quantities of crystal methamphetamine (meth) and heroin domestically within Australia. A fifth man was charged with proceeds of crime offences.
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