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30th National Missing Persons Week: AFP short film shows impact on those left behind

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is providing Australians insight into the emotional pain faced by loved ones of missing persons, with a short film launched today marking the 30th anniversary of National Missing Persons Week (NMPW). The week will run from 5-11 August 2018.
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Victorian man faces charges of transmitting child exploitation material

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A 21-year-old Pakenham, VIC, man has been arrested for allegedly transmitting child exploitation material online.
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Two men arrested, more than 600kg of cocaine seized

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A Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) operation in collaboration with Maritime Border Command (MBC) has yesterday resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of approximately 600 kilograms of cocaine.
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Second man extradited from Serbia to Sydney over 1.28 tonne cocaine seizure

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A 49-year-old man has been extradited from Serbia and is scheduled to appear before Parramatta Local Court today (Wednesday, 1 August), to face charges connected with a multi-million dollar drug importation investigation.
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Men charged with people smuggling and immigration offences

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A Chinese national and Taiwanese national have been charged with people smuggling and immigration offences following their interception at Brisbane Airport earlier this week.
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Second person charged over alleged human trafficking case in Sydney

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A 45-year-old woman has been charged and is due to face court today (Wednesday, 25 July), for her role allegedly trafficking a woman and an infant child from Sydney to India last year.
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Media statement

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Media reporting the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has launched a preliminary investigation into RT – a Russian television network - for foreign interference is incorrect.
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Police seek witnesses to airport ticket machine thefts

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is seeking the public’s assistance to identify an offender following thefts from car park ticket machines at Canberra Airport and Majura Park parking precinct.
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Two men charged in Victoria for cocaine offences

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A 39-year-old New Zealand national and a 32-year-old man from Merrylands, New South Wales have been charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in connection with an attempt to import almost 100 kilograms of cocaine into Australia with an estimated street value of more than $21 million.
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Man arrested in identity fraud investigation

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A man is due to appear in Parramatta Local Court today after being arrested in Queensland this week, following a joint investigation into allegations of identity, visa, citizenship and passport fraud.
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