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WA man charged with alleged online child grooming

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A 31-year-old man accused of trying to sexually groom a teenage girl through social media is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (12 March 2021) charged with two offences.
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Cocaine filled vessel seized off NSW coast, one man arrested

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Queensland man charged over alleged sexualised conversations with children

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A 59-year-old man from Queensland’s Moreton Bay is expected to face Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today (12 March) accused of having sexualised conversations with two children overseas.
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Adelaide teenager in court over allegations he sexually groomed girls online

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A 19-year-old Adelaide man accused of trying to meet a teenage girl for a sexual encounter has today (11 March 2021) faced court over further child abuse-related charges.
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Victorian man jailed for four years over child exploitation offences

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A 33 year old Werribee man was yesterday sentenced to four years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to child exploitation offences.
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WA man jailed for three years over online child abuse-related offences

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A 35-year-old man was sentenced to three years and two months imprisonment by the Perth District Court yesterday (9 March 2021) for online child abuse-related offences, including possessing videos of infants being sexually abused.
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Regional Victorian man charged, following rescue of nine children in Philippines last month

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A 67 year-old regional Victorian man has been charged with child abuse offences after police allegedly linked him to a child exploitation facilitator in the Philippines.
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Community asked to ‘Trace an Object’ and help solve child sexual abuse investigations

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has today released images extracted from child sexual abuse cold cases under a world-leading project to rescue more children.
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Media Statement: AFP statement on second report of historic sexual assault

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) yesterday (28 February 2021) received a complaint relating to an historic sexual assault. The AFP will not be making further comment.
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Expats unwittingly recruited as drug mules for organised crime

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The Australian Federal Police is warning the community, particularly members of the Iranian community, over the dangers of unsolicited job offers to receive and store international packages, following a spate of illicit drug imports linked to organised crime.
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