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New Zealand man charged with offensive behaviour on board flight from Bali

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A New Zealand man, who was travelling on a flight from Bali to Brisbane has been charged with offensive behaviour by the AFP.
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New South Wales man charged with online child abuse related offences

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Editor’s Note: vision from this investigation are available via Hightail. A New South Wales man, 24, is expected to appear in Liverpool Local Court today (3 November, 2022) charged with transmitting indecent material to children aged under 16 years.
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AFP helps boost RSIPF capability to keep communities safe and secure

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Editor’s note: Images of the gifting ceremony are available via Hightail. The AFP has delivered specialist training and donated vehicles and weapons with a combined investment of over AUD $1.3 million to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), which is continuing to strengthen its operational capability in the lead up to and beyond the Pacific Games 2023.
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AFP announces opt-in registration process for victims of Indonesian terrorist events in 2002/2003

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The AFP is taking opt-in registrations of interest from Australian survivors and bereaved next of kin (NoK) of victims of the 2002 Bali Bombings and 2003 J.W. Marriott Jakarta Bombing.
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Man charged after importing methamphetamine in body oil bottles

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Editor's Note: Images are available via Hightail. A Bangladeshi man, 24, has been charged by the AFP with drug trafficking and possession offences, after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers allegedly found liquid methamphetamine concealed in 17 body oil bottles.
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AFP urge victims to report cybercrime following ransomware disruption

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The AFP are urging victims of cybercrime to report ransomware attempts following the disruption of a dangerous ransomware group.
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UPDATE: Seventh arrest made in alleged Albanian organised crime syndicate

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The AFP has arrested a seventh alleged member of an Albanian organised crime syndicate, accused of operating cannabis grow houses across Melbourne.
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AFP international partnerships lead to record 1.800-tonne liquid meth haul in HK

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Editor’s Note: Images available via Hightail. AFP and Australian Border Force in Hong Kong have worked with Hong Kong Customs and Excise (HKCE) to intercept a record-breaking 1.8 tonnes of liquid methamphetamine destined for Australia.
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Brisbane man arrested for using stolen data to commit widespread fraud

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Editor’s note: Vision from the arrest and radio grabs from Commander Goldsmid are available via Hightail. A Brisbane man has been charged with buying stolen personal identification data online and defrauding hundreds of victims out of tens of thousands of dollars.
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Trio jailed over 180kg drug import

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Editor’s Note: Images are available via Hightail. Three criminal syndicate members who imported illicit drugs worth more than $135 million dollars into Australia have been jailed, following a major AFP investigation.
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