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WA immigration detention centre officer charged with assault

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A former member of Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), who was employed by facilities and detainee service provider Serco, is expected to face Perth Magistrates Court today (14 December 2020), charged with allegedly assaulting a detainee. 
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Joint agency investigation drug haul

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A man has been charged following a joint investigation between Australian Border Force (ABF), the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and South Australia Police (SAPOL) into a $1.8million dollar drug haul.
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450kg of MDMA found in excavator from UK

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and UK National Crime Agency.
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Tasmanian man charged for allegedly accessing significant amounts of child exploitation and bestiality material

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A 29-year-old Tasmanian man has today been charged with child exploitation and bestiality offences after authorities executed a search warrant at a Tasman Peninsula property this morning (Thursday, 10 December 2020).
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Sydney man sentenced for child abuse material offence

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A 69-year-old New South Wales man was yesterday sentenced to three years and four months’ imprisonment for possessing child abuse material, following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation.
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UPDATED: NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team charge 18-year-old Albury man

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A man from the southern NSW city of Albury has been charged with terrorism-related offences following a NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) investigation.
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Geraldton man jailed for sharing child abuse videos online

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A 49-year-old West Australian man has been sentenced to four years and four months’ imprisonment after earlier pleading guilty to possessing and sharing videos of children and dogs being sexually abused.
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NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team arrests 18-year-old Albury man

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A man from the southern NSW city of Albury is expected to be charged with terrorism-related offences following a NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) investigation.
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NSW man to face court for online child exploitation

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A 46-year-old man charged with allegedly possessing child abuse videos and images is expected to face Condobolin Court today (9 December 2020).
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UPDATE: Second man in SMS phishing scheme charged in Sydney

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A second man arrested as part of an Australian Federal Police (AFP)-led cybercrime investigation into malicious SMS phishing communications has been charged with fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime offences. He is scheduled to appear in Downing Centre Local Court today (Tuesday, 8 December 2020).
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