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Sydney man jailed for child abuse material charges

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A Western Sydney man has been jailed for three years and three months for possessing and accessing child abuse material.
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62-year-old charged for alleged illegal ‘phoenix’ activity

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A long-standing Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT) investigation led by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has seen a 62-year-old man charged in connection with allegations of illegal “phoenix” activity.
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$70,000 cash seized in suitcase at Brisbane Airport

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A 28-year-old Sydney man been charged with a proceeds of crime offence, after more than $70,000 in cash was discovered inside a suitcase at Brisbane Airport at the weekend.
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Sydney man sentenced for selling online subscriptions using stolen credentials in international investigation

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A 23-year-old Sydney man was yesterday handed a two years and two months’ sentence, to be served by way of an intensive corrections order, for his involvement as the creator, administrator and primary financial beneficiary of a number of online subscription services which relied on stolen credentials from Australians and others around the world.
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Fresh charges laid against WA woman accused of $330,000 superannuation fraud

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A 35-year-old West Australian woman charged last year with allegedly submitting multiple false claims to gain early access to superannuation savings worth $330,000, will now face 31 fraud offences, following ongoing inquiries by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as part of the Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT).
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Victorian man to face court for allegedly possessing child abuse material

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A 21-year-old Victorian man is due to face Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today (Friday 23 April, 2021), charged by the Victorian Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) with possessing child abuse material.
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WA man charged over alleged $2.57 million tax evasion and fraud

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A 65-year-old man who allegedly avoided paying more than $2.57 million in tax-related liabilities and impersonated an Australian Taxation Office employee is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (23 April 2021).
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Three children rescued in the Philippines following Australian child sexual abuse investigations

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Child sexual abuse investigations by the Australian Federal Police and New South Wales Police Force have led to arrest of two Australian men, as well as the rescue of three children and arrest of two women by Philippine authorities.
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WA man now charged with 312 offences over alleged international online ‘sextortion’ of 285 victims

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A WA man who allegedly pretended to be a teenage social media celebrity to blackmail girls online into performing sex acts has been charged with a further 65 offences.
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Brisbane man to face court for alleged child abuse material offences

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A Brisbane man who allegedly transmitted child abuse material online is expected to face Brisbane Magistrates Court today (23 April 2021).
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