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AFP investigation leads to arrest of man and rescue of a child in the U.S.

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A 32-year-old American man has been arrested and a child removed from harm in the United States after police from the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) identified and tracked the man online.
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Two Sydney men charged with importing $18.9 million of methamphetamine

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Two Sydney men faced court today for allegedly importing 63 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden inside shipping pallets from Malaysia, with an estimated street value of $18.9 million.
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Australia and Sri Lanka strengthen ties over aerial drone surveillance

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The Joint Agency Task Force Operation Sovereign Borders is supporting the Sri Lankan Police to establish an aerial drone surveillance capability.
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WA man in court over alleged insider trading offences

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A West Australian man accused of insider trading offences is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (9 April 2021).
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Toowoomba man to face court over allegedly possessing child abuse material

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Editor's Note: An image related to this investigation is available via Hightail A 28-year-old Toowoomba man is due to appear in court today (9 April 2021) to face child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation.
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Western Sydney man charged with importing meth and cocaine

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Editor’s note: Images of the meth and arrest are available via hightail The Australian Federal Police has charged a 35-year-old man from Western Sydney with allegedly importing approximately 20 kilograms of methamphetamine and 10 kilograms of cocaine in consignments labelled as small electric motors and pool pumps.
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Ipswich man charged with possessing child abuse material

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Editor's Note: Images of this investigation are available via Hightail A 35-year-old Ipswich man is due to appear in court today (8 April 2021) charged with child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation.
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WA man charged over $15m buried meth and cash

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A 24-year-old man who allegedly buried and dug up bags containing methamphetamine and cash in bushland around suburban Perth has been charged by the Australian Federal Police with drug trafficking and money laundering.
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Operation May - Northern Territory and Queensland

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Between January and March 2021, the Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) comprising Northern Territory and Australian Federal Police together with investigators from Queensland JACET and the Australian Centre To Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE), executed Operation May - an operation targeting online predators attempting to procure children through internet chat lines.
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Sydney man jailed for cryptocurrency money laundering

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A 46-year-old Sydney man who used stolen identities to launder $43,350 in proceeds of crime through cryptocurrency accounts has been sentenced to 16 months’ imprisonment by the Sydney Central Local Court on Wednesday (31 March 2021).
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