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South Australian man arrested over child exploitation material offences

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A 49-year-old man from Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs has been arrested in relation to child exploitation offences.
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Two Victorian men arrested following investigation into importation of border controlled drugs

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Task Force Icarus officers with the assistance of the Warrnambool Divisional Response Unit arrested two men following a joint agency investigation into the importation of border controlled drugs through the international air mail and air cargo stream
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Man arrested for internal importation of cocaine

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A 48-year-old Australian resident of Thailand has been charged with drug importation offences for attempting to internally import of approximately 1100 grams of cocaine. On Thursday, 1 September 2016 Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at Sydney International Airport targeted the male passenger for a baggage examination after he arrived on a flight from Thailand.
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Man charged over alleged GBL import

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A 37-year-old man has appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, 6 September) charged with allegedly importing four litres of Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) through the international air cargo stream.
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WA Man charged with child exploitaiton offences

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A 38 year-old man from Dalyellup, is due to appear before the Bunbury Magistrates Court today (5 September 2016) charged with child exploitation offences.
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Two arrested in counterfeiting investigation

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An Australian Federal Police investigation into the production of large amounts of counterfeit currency has today resulted in the arrest of two men in Sydney.
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Joint international operation sees two men charged with firearm offences

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A multi-agency operation spanning two countries has resulted in two men being charged with firearm offences and a cache of weapons and gun parts being seized in Australia and the USA.
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Man arrested over child exploitation material offences

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A 55-year-old man from the South Australia southern suburbs has been arrested for using a carriage service to access child exploitation material.
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Parents and caregivers urged to talk to their children about their online safety

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It has come to the awareness of law enforcement agencies that a website encouraging users to upload explicit images of young women has re-emerged online. Websites hosted overseas create jurisdictional difficulties and investigations of this nature are complex. Police urge victims of this website to come forward and speak to their local police. Australian law enforcement agencies are committed to following all avenues of enquiry and should offences within Australia be identified, action will be taken.
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Four men facing court on WA meth importation

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Four men faced court in Perth on Friday, 26 August 2016 for their alleged role in the importation of around 45.6 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in timber logs.
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