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WA man charged with ordering live-distance child abuse

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A 70-year-old man who allegedly ordered live-distance child abuse from the Philippines is expected to appear in Geraldton Magistrates Court today (15 April 2021), charged by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team with 68 offences.
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Airport Watch launched at Canberra Airport to target growing crime threat

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The Australian Federal Police is today launching a rebooted Airport Watch program at Canberra Airport to coincide with increasing domestic travel and the potential for growth in crime throughout the aviation environment. Editors note: Photos from the launch are available via Hightail. Audio grabs are also available via Hightail. 
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WA man, 58, in court for online child abuse offences

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A 58-year-old Western Australian man is expected to appear in Busselton Magistrate’s Court today (13 April 2021) on charges of accessing and possessing child abuse material.  
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AFP investigation leads to arrest of man and rescue of a child in the U.S.

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A 32-year-old American man has been arrested and a child removed from harm in the United States after police from the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) identified and tracked the man online.
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Two Sydney men charged with importing $18.9 million of methamphetamine

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Two Sydney men faced court today for allegedly importing 63 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden inside shipping pallets from Malaysia, with an estimated street value of $18.9 million.
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Australia and Sri Lanka strengthen ties over aerial drone surveillance

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The Joint Agency Task Force Operation Sovereign Borders is supporting the Sri Lankan Police to establish an aerial drone surveillance capability.
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WA man in court over alleged insider trading offences

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A West Australian man accused of insider trading offences is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (9 April 2021).
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Toowoomba man to face court over allegedly possessing child abuse material

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Editor's Note: An image related to this investigation is available via Hightail A 28-year-old Toowoomba man is due to appear in court today (9 April 2021) to face child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation.
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Western Sydney man charged with importing meth and cocaine

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Editor’s note: Images of the meth and arrest are available via hightail The Australian Federal Police has charged a 35-year-old man from Western Sydney with allegedly importing approximately 20 kilograms of methamphetamine and 10 kilograms of cocaine in consignments labelled as small electric motors and pool pumps.
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