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Alleged senior crime syndicate member extradited to Australia

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VISION AND IMAGES AVAILABLE A Chinese-British dual national, 66, accused of being involved in a conspiracy to traffic multiple quantities of illegal drugs in Australia has been extradited from Thailand to face court in Australia. 
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Canberra man sentenced for defrauding Commonwealth agency

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IMAGES AVAILABLE A 48-year-old Canberra man was yesterday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment by the ACT Supreme Court for defrauding the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of more than $300,000.
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Man charged at Melbourne Airport after 24kg meth found in shoeboxes

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IMAGES AND AUDIO AVAILABLE A Canadian national has been charged after about $22.3 million worth of crystal methamphetamine was allegedly found hidden in shoeboxes in his luggage at Melbourne Airport this week.
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Western Sydney man and woman charged over COVID-19 payment fraud

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VISION AND AUDIO AVAILABLE Two Malaysian nationals have been charged over their alleged roles in a syndicate suspected of fraudulently claiming more than $440,000 in COVID-19 Disaster Payments, following a Taskforce Integrity investigation.
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Perth man, 42, jailed for online child abuse offences

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A 42-year-old man who accessed and shared horrific videos and images of young children being sexually abused has been sentenced to five years’ jail by the Western Australia District Court today (10 June 2022).
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AFP arrest couple after Adelaide Airport crime spree

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A 31-year-old Kilburn man appeared before the Adelaide Magistrates Court yesterday (9 June 2022) to
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Disorderly traveller arrested twice at Adelaide Airport on same weekend

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A 32-year-old man is scheduled to appear before the Adelaide Magistrates Court today (10 June 2022) charged with leaving articl
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US man sentenced over gun in luggage at Sydney Airport

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IMAGES AVAILABLE An American citizen who was arrested with a loaded firearm in his luggage at Sydney International Airport earlier this year was yesterday (9 June 2022) sentenced in Central Local Court.
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Tasmanian man charged with obstructing police and online child abuse offences

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Tasmania Police. A 63-year-old man who allegedly tried to hinder and obstruct a police officer while being arrested over child abuse related offences has faced Hobart Magistrates Court.
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NSW man charged with multiple child abuse and weapons offences

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VISION AVAILABLE A 58-year-old man from the NSW mid-north coast is expected to face Port Macquarie Local Court today, charged with accessing and producing child abuse material.
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