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Further warrants following counter terrorism arrest in Melbourne

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Victoria Police, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), which form the Joint Counter Terrorism Team, have executed further warrants today as part of an ongoing operation in Melbourne. Warrants have been executed this morning at residential properties in Tarneit, Coolaroo, Glenroy and Berwick as part of Operation San Jose.
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Seven people arrested by ISST over alleged fraud and identity crime offences

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Four men and three women have been arrested as part of an ongoing joint-agency investigation into alleged identity crime offences, which has uncovered the alleged corruption of a Commonwealth government employee.
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World-wide week-of-action targeting money mules

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In support of the European Money Mule week of action, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF), Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and Australian Transaction Reports Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) conducted intelligence gathering and analysis activities last week (20-24 November).  
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AFP statement regarding Ombudsman's report into access of a journalist's metadata

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) acknowledges the findings in the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s inspection report regarding acce
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UPDATE: Man arrested in Melbourne counter terrorism operation charged

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A Werribee man arrested as part of an operation by the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team has been charged and remanded in custody, after appearing before court  this afternoon.
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Man arrested with child exploitation material

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Detectives from the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between SAPOL's Special Crimes Investigation Branch and the Australian Federal Police) have arrested a 45-year-old Riverland man for possession of Child Exploitation Material.
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Special event to mark the Centenary of Federal Policing

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The AFP will tomorrow (Wednesday 29 November) mark the Centenary of Federal Policing at the National Museum of Australia (NMA) with the launch of an exhibit symbolising our proud 100-year history.
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Man arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne

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The Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team,conducted an operation in Melbourne yesterday resulting in the arrest of a 20-year-old Werribee man in Werribee. 
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Statement on sentencing of AFP member

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Statement on the sentencing today of a 46-year-old Australian Federal Police member in relation to his dishonestly recieving a benefit in 2014.
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Three people charged with money laundering offences

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Three people have been charged with money laundering offences as part of a Queensland National Anti-Gangs Squad (NAGS) joint investigation involving the Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police and the Australian Taxation Office.
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