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Sydney man charged for child abuse material following INTERPOL tip-off

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A 19-year-old Sydney man is due to appear before Sutherland Local Court today (11 February 2022) to face a range of serious child abuse charges following an Australian Federal Police investigation.
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Operation Arkstone: Townsville man jailed for multiple child abuse offences

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A 33-year-old Townsville man who is connected to an international online child abuse network received a maximum two year jail sentence by the Townsville District Court yesterday (10 February 2022).
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AFP women help fight crime with science

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The AFP will mark this International Women and Girls in Science Day by showcasing dedicated female members using science and technology to keep Australians safe.
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WA man jailed over $1million proceeds of crime offence

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A 37-year-old man was sentenced to 12 months’ jail by the Perth District Court yesterday (Tuesday, 8 February 2022) following an investigation into more than $1 million cash and three luxury vehicles suspected to be the proceeds of crime.
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AFP officer posthumously awarded for his service in Solomon Islands

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AFP Protective Service Officer Adam Dunning, who was shot and killed while on patrol in Solomon Islands in 2004, has been posthumously awarded four medals commemorating his service and sacrifice for Australia and the Pacific region.
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Illicit cash and luxury cars forfeited after AFP-led taskforce investigations

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The Australian Federal Police-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT) has secured the forfeiture of $2,745,000 in illicit cash and three luxury cars after three separate investigations in Western Australia.
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Newcastle man jailed for child abuse offences

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A 23-year-old Newcastle man was jailed on Friday (4 February 2022) for a maximum of one year and eight months after being convicted of multiple child abuse material offences.
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AFP podcast provides insight to how crime is interrupted

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The Australian Federal Police in partnership with Casefile have released a podcast series Crime Interrupted, giving the Australian public and potential recruits a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes to disrupt serious and organised crime.
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Sydney man charged over alleged sexual assault in New Caledonia

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A Sydney man who allegedly sexually assaulted an Australian woman in New Caledonia was arrested at his home today (4 February 2022).
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Brisbane man charged with importing 83kg of methamphetamine hidden inside timber pallets

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A 32-year-old Brisbane man is scheduled to face Brisbane Magistrates Court today (Friday 4 February 2022) after the Queensland Joint Organised Task Force (QJOCTF) charged him with importing 83kg of methamphetamine allegedly hidden inside hollowed-out timber pallets.
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