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NSW man charged with possessing child abuse material

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Editor’s Note: Audio grabs from AFP Detective Acting Sergeant Clare Fitzpatrick are available via hightail. A New South Wales man, 69, will face Sydney Downing Centre Court today (25 August, 2022) after being charged with possessing child abuse material. 
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Fentanyl warning following Australia’s largest detection of deadly opioid

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Editor’s Note: Pictures of the seizure are available via Hightail The AFP has seized the largest shipment ever detected in Australia of the deadly opioid fentanyl, stopping more than five million potentially lethal doses of the drug hitting the streets, following a joint operation with the Australian Border Force (ABF).
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NSW man jailed following $47 million cocaine investigation

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Editor's note: Footage of the operation is available
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Victorian man jailed for child abuse material offences

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A Victorian man has been jailed for 1 year and 2 months for child abuse-related offences following a Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) investigation.
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Australian man extradited to Brisbane from Poland

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VISION AVAILABLE An Australian man, 52, faced court in Brisbane yesterday after being extradited to Australia from Poland. The man was escorted to Australia by members of the AFP’s Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST) following an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
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National Science Week 2022: Evolution of crime scene photography

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Editor’s note: Images of AP Forensics’ photography capability available via Hightail. The AFP’s world-class forensic photography facilities have come a long way from their humble beginnings in a dark room created from a converted toilet.
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Man to face Brisbane court over 2012 cocaine conspiracy

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**Please note media release has been updated with vision via Hightail link.** A Brazilian national is expected to face Brisbane Magistrate’s Court today (18 August) over his alleged role in a transnational drug syndicate, after the AFP successfully applied to have him extradited from Western Australia.
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Queensland man charged with possessing child abuse material

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IMAGES AVAILABLE A Queensland man has been charged with three counts of child abuse-related offences by the Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
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Sydney man arrested for child abuse and bestiality offences

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Editor’s note: Footage of the arrest and animals removed from harm are available via Hightail. A Hebersham man, 40, is due to face Mount Druitt Local Court today (17 August, 2022) charged with multiple child abuse and bestiality offences.
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National Science Week 2022: No ordinary days for an AFP forensic investigator

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Editor’s note: Images of the AFP’s Forensic capability and of Joel Waszczuk are available via Hightail. From re-tracing the path of a bullet to extracting vital digital evidence from a destroyed mobile phone, AFP forensic experts never know what situation they will face when they are called to a crime scene.
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