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Sydney woman charged over alleged Control Order breach

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) High Risk Offenders (HRTO) team has charged a 23-year-old Sydney woman with allegedly breaching a Control Order concerning the misuse of her permitted mobile phone. The woman is expected to face Parramatta Court on Sunday, 26 July 2020.
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Three charged for offering to supply 15 kilograms of cocaine

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Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigators have charged three men in Sydney for allegedly offering to supply approximately 15 kilograms of cocaine. The men are scheduled to appear in Parramatta Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 25 July 2020). 
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Trio arrested in connection to one tonne meth shipment

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Three men have been arrested in Brisbane and charged for their alleged roles in a criminal conspiracy to import approximately one tonne of methamphetamine into Australia. They are schedule to appear before Brisbane Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 25 July 2020).
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WA Immigration Centre detainee jailed for three assaults

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A 41-year-old man will serve eight months in a WA prison for assaulting two Serco Detention Security Officers and a fellow detainee at Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre.
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Brisbane man charged with child abuse material

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A 42-year-old Brisbane man has been charged with possessing child abuse material after his arrest by officers from the Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (QLD JACET) today (23 July 2020).
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Fact Check: Commissioner misquoted on anti-consorting laws

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In an article published yesterday, the Canberra Times reported AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw said “the recent death of the head of the Canberra chapter of the Comanchero bikie gang showed the ACT needed to consider anti-consorting rules”.
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National Press Club address - 22 July 2020

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Delivered by the Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece P Kershaw APM on Wednesday 22 July 2020.
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Organised crime investigation charges 12 over complex fraud

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NEW VISION & GRABS AVAILABLE: A joint-agency investigation into an elaborate $17 million fraud has resulted in charges against 12 people across the east coast of Australia – including people who have been of long-term interest to transnational and serious organised crime investigators.
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Predators exploiting kids online during virus second wave

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is warning parents to be vigilant in keeping their kids safe online amid the return to remote learning in metropolitan Melbourne and a surge in online child exploitation reports.
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Final ship crewmember sentenced for drug smuggling venture

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A 50-year-old Chinese national has today been jailed for his role in a failed attempt to smuggle liquid methamphetamine and MDMA into Australia in 2016.  
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