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Cairns man charged over alleged child abuse material offences

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A 50-year-old Cairns man charged with child abuse material offences is due to face court today (Tuesday, 27 October) after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation.
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Man arrested, 144 kilograms of cocaine in hydraulic rams seized

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A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden in hydraulic cylinders.
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AFP restrains assets from a man who sold child abuse material online

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A Belgian tourist who bankrolled his Australian holiday by selling online child sex abuse material has had his local and offshore assets restrained by an Australian Federal Police-led taskforce.
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Nationwide Operation Molto removes 16 children from harm

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Forty-four Australian men are facing 350 charges of possessing child exploitation material after a law enforcement referral sparked a large, nationwide criminal investigation.
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WA man, 25, accused of international ‘sextortion’ of 112 girls

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A 25-year-old man has been charged over the alleged online ‘sextortion’ of 112 girls in various countries after an investigation by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET). 
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Sydney man charged over alleged child abuse material offences

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A 25-year-old Rooty Hill man charged with Child Abuse Material (CAM) offences is expected to face Mt. Druitt Local Court today after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation.
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Ballarat man charged over alleged child abuse material offences

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A 22-year-old regional Victorian man accused of sharing child abuse material online using a social media account is scheduled to face court in Ballarat today (22 October, 2020).
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WA man, 70, charged with online child exploitation offences

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A 70-year-old WA man is expected to face Geraldton Magistrate’s Court today (22 October 2020) on two charges of possessing child abuse material.
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Bribery Prevention Network launches in Australia to protect business community

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Australia’s top ASX-listed companies, government organisations and civil society organisations have joined forces to launch the country’s Bribery Prevention Network, aimed at supporting businesses to prevent, detect and address bribery and corruption.
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552kg of cocaine found in banana pulp from Brazil

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and
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