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$1.8 million cash forfeited after joint investigation

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Editor's note: Images are available via Hightail More than $1.8 million cash seized from a Melbourne drug trafficking syndicate has been forfeited to the Commonwealth as proceeds of crime as a result of a joint Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police investigation.
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Wanted fugitive nabbed in Macedon Ranges

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***UPDATE: The 59-year-old has today (11 December, 2021) been extradited from Victoria to Queensland. Footage available*** A wanted fugitive who failed to appear before a Sydney Court six months ago has been arrested in Victoria by a highly-skilled AFP fugitive strike team.
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Two Sydney men charged over money laundering activities

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Editor’s Note: Vision of the cash seizure is available via Hightail. Two Malaysian nationals have been charged following an Australian Federal Police-led Taskforce Vanguard investigation that resulted in the seizure of $350,000 in cash.
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Global money muling operation stings Australians

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Editor’s note: Radio grabs from Acting Commander Cybercrime are available via Hightail. Seventeen Australians have been charged under a global money-laundering sting led in Australia by the AFP, which has also prevented $2.6 million of dirty cash washing through the country’s financial institutions.
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Cairns clandestine lab dismantled and alleged drug cook charged

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Editor’s note: Images from the arrest are available via Hightail An alleged clandestine illicit drug laboratory has been dismantled in Cairns and a 20-year-old Trinity Park man is scheduled to face Cairns Magistrates Court today (December 7) charged with importing a dangerous drug.
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Cocaine warning after detection of dangerous substances

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Editor’s note: Images of drug testing and deconstruction can be downloaded via Hightail The AFP is warning cocaine seized in Australia is testing positive for dangerous animal worming agents and a pharmaceutical that was withdrawn decades ago for causing cancer.
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AFP releases ThinkUKnow Corporate Report for 2020-21

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The Australian Federal Police-led ThinkUKnow program continues to deliver online child safety education and awareness presentations to schools and organisations, with almost 200,000 students reached during 2020-21.
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Advanced technology allows AFP to predict criminal profiles from DNA

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The Australian Federal Police are utilising a new technology that opens a new world of forensic DNA testing for criminal investigation.
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Sydney man sentenced after investigation led to the rescue of three children in the Philippines

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A Sydney man, 64, who travelled to the Philippines to sexually abuse children has been sentenced to eight years and 10 months’ imprisonment for producing child abuse material and charges associated with child sex tourism.
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NSW man jailed for online child abuse offences

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A 60-year-old man who shared child abuse material online was sentenced to four years and two months’ imprisonment by the Dubbo District Court yesterday (3 December 2021).
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