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Four further men ordered to appear before court as part of Operation Elbrus

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Four men have been served court attendance notices in relation to alleged criminal activity uncovered as part of an ongoing significant fraud investigation.
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Authorities shut down European drug syndicate

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A 26-year-old French national was arrested and charged today in Sydney for his alleged role in a European syndicate suspected of using tourists, including students and backpackers, to distribute illegal drugs imported from France.
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Perth Airport Cocaine Seizure

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A 64-year-old man from the United States appeared before court today, after allegedly importing four kilograms of cocaine into Perth International Airport.
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Registered child sex offender prevented from travelling overseas in South Australia

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A 54-year-old South Australian man, registered under the Child Sex Offenders Registration Act (SA), has been prevented from leaving the country under new laws restricting overseas travel by registered offenders.
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Drug lab discovered in Sydney home

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A search warrant during a joint agency operation has uncovered a clandestine drug production facility at a home in Beverly Hills in Sydney’s south-west.
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Update: AFP statement on Thai cave rescue

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Australian Federal Police (AFP) Specialist Response Group (SRG) divers continue to assist the complex and ongoing cave rescue operation underway in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
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Joint Operation Astatine spurs further arrests in Europe

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A joint agency investigation - responsible for dismantling an alleged global crime syndicate last year - has led to further arrests by international partners, after Dutch authorities charged two men believed to be involved in supplying drugs to the syndicate.
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Child exploitation arrest in the Western suburbs of Adelaide

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Detectives from the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between South Australia Police's Special Crimes Investigation Branch and the Australian Federal Police) arrested a 70-year-old man from the Western suburbs yesterday, Monday 2 July, for communicate with the intention of procuring a child for sexual activity.
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AFP statement on Thai cave rescue

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is delighted and relieved the 12 boys and their coach have been found alive after being tra
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Brisbane man charged with terrorism offences

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A 21-year-old man from Kuraby has been charged with terrorism-related offences as part of an investigation conducted by the Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT).
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