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Three face court over 24kg of meth hidden in treadmills

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Three people have faced court after Australian authorities intercepted and investigated the alleged importation of 24kg of methylamphetamine concealed within steel tubing, in a consignment containing two treadmills, imported from Thailand.
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$17.3m restrained in AFP investigation into Chinese nationals allegedly laundering proceeds of crime

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A supersized mansion, residential development, farmland and a commercial property are among an estimated $17.3m of assets restrained as part of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into Chinese nationals allegedly laundering proceeds of crime.
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Police stop GBL reaching Brisbane streets, man charged over import

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A Queensland man is due to face a Brisbane court today (Wednesday, 30 October) charged with importing four kilograms of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), after police intercepted a package of the dangerous liquid precursor chemical referred to as ‘coma in a bottle’.
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Joint Agency Ice Strike Team arrests Adelaide man for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine

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A 33-year-old Adelaide man is due to appear before court today (29 October 2019) after being arrested yesterday by members of the South Australian Joint Agency Ice Strike Team (JAIST) and SAPOL Serious and Organised Crime Branch for his role in the alleged trafficking of methamphetamine to Western Australia via the post.
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US national charged over internal importation of 109 drug pellets

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A 54-year-old man is set to appear before the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today on the alleged internal concealment of 109 pellets suspected to contain amphetamines imported via Melbourne International Airport on Saturday (26 October 2019).
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AFP investigation in Sydney and Philippines leads to rescue of a girl

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A joint investigation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the International Justice Mission (IJM) has resulted in the arrest of a woman and rescue of a young girl believed to be the victim of live-streamed child abuse involving a Sydney man.
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Brisbane man arrested, 8 kilograms of GBL seized

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Police have stopped approximately 8kg of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) reaching Brisbane streets and have charged a 36-year-old man for allegedly importing the dangerous substance.
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Darwin man charged with child abuse offences following international tip-off

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A 45-year-old Darwin man has been charged with accessing child abuse material following an international referral received by the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE).
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Commissioner's opening statement at the Supplementary Senate Estimates October 2019

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Delivered by Mr Reece P Kershaw, APM, Commissioner, Australian Federal Police on Monday 21 October, 2019.
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Alleged people smuggler to face court for 2001 SIEV X tragedy

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The Australian Federal Police has arrested and charged a 43-year-old Iraqi man for allegedly organising a people smuggling venture that resulted in the deaths of more than 350 people in 2001.
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