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Five SA men charged with child abuse-related offences in one week

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A 39-year-old man accused of trying to sexually groom a teenage girl is among five South Australian men charged with child abuse-related offences in one week by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET).
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Tasmanian man jailed for production and possession of extreme child abuse material and bestiality content

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A 42-year-old Invermay man was yesterday (24 March 2021) jailed for five years after being convicted for producing, accessing, transmitting and possessing the most extreme classification level of child abuse material.
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Man sentenced for defrauding Commonwealth payments

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A 33-year-old Sydney man has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for multiple fraud offences following allegations he redirected Commonwealth government payments to accounts controlled by him.
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Queensland man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 52-year-old Moreton Bay man is due to appear in court today charged with child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation.
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Queensland man faces nine charges of allegedly possessing child abuse material

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A 54-year-old man from Queensland’s Moreton Bay is expected to face Caboolture Magistrates Court today (24 March) charged with nine counts of possessing child abuse material.
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New research shows youth in out-of-home care highest risk of going missing

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Young people living in out-of-home care are at the highest risk of going missing, being exposed to harm, exploitation and crime, according to new research commissioned by the Australian Federal Police.
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Commissioner’s Statement following Senate Estimates on 22 March 2021

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Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw has made the following statement.
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AFP Commissioner - Opening statement Additional Estimates - March 2021

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Delivered by Mr Reece P Kershaw, APM, Commissioner, Australian Federal Police
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Social media users urged to cyber cull in 2021

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Australians are being urged to cyber cull and pause before they post in 2021 to protect themselves from cyber criminals, fraudsters, organised crime gangs and sex offenders.
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Senior OMCG member to face a WA court for allegedly trafficking meth worth up to $10 million

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A senior Hells Angels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang member allegedly caught with approximately 10 kilograms of methamphetamine, is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court today (Friday, 19 March 2021).
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