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No smooth sailing for international cocaine syndicate

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Australian Border Force (ABF) drug detector dogs have sniffed out a stash of cocaine hidden aboard an international cruise ship that docked in Sydney in late November 2017, resulting in the arrest of four people and the seizure of about 30kgs of cocaine.
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AFP National Canine Operations Centre celebrates 10th Anniversary

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This week, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the National Canine Operations Cen
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Canberra man arrested following 356kg ecstasy importation

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This is a joint Australian Federal Police, ACT Policing and Australian Border Force media release.
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AFP’s aviation response ready should a critical incident occur at Sydney Airport

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The Australian Federal Police has concluded a four-week training exercise at Sydney International Airport, testing the coordination and response of members in the event of critical incident at the airport.
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Sydney man faces charges for trafficking woman and child to India

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A 27-year-old Lidcombe man will appear before court today for allegedly trafficking his Indian wife and their two-month-old Australian-born daughter from Sydney to India.
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Business owner charged by ISST over alleged role in identity fraud syndicate

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A Lakemba business owner is the seventh person charged as part of an ongoing joint-agency investigation into alleged identity crime offences.
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Brisbane men arrested following importation of ‘bath salts’

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A joint operation involving the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) has resulted in the arrest and charging of two men following the interception of more than four kilograms of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) - commonly known as ‘bath salts’.
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Seven people charged by ISST as part of investigation into fraud and identity crime in Sydney

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Four men and three women have been arrested and charged as part of an ongoing joint-agency investigation into alleged identity crime offences.
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Authorities seize 300kgs of cocaine from Mexico

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Police and border protection agencies have seized approximately 300 kilograms of cocaine imported into Melbourne via air cargo in pallets of cocoa powder. Two Mexican men (aged 33 and 34) are scheduled to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court today in relation to the importation of the drugs, which have a street value of around $105 million.P
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Further warrants following counter terrorism arrest in Melbourne

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Victoria Police, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), which form the Joint Counter Terrorism Team, have executed further warrants today as part of an ongoing operation in Melbourne. Warrants have been executed this morning at residential properties in Tarneit, Coolaroo, Glenroy and Berwick as part of Operation San Jose.
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