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AFP Commissioner's address to the Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group

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Colleagues, the Honourable Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus, QC, distinguished guests and to the broader law enforcement audience here tonight: Many of you have travelled several hours to get to Australia and your journey is no doubt a reminder of our unique location in the Asia Pacific Region.
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Two WA men jailed over cocaine smuggling

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Editor’s Note:  Photographs of the arrest available here The Perth District Court has jailed two men who had been arrested by the AFP as they tried to access a stash of cocaine they expected to find in a package sent from Europe.
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Queensland man charged with impersonating Commonwealth official

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A Queensland man has been charged with impersonating a Commonwealth public official and importing fake Australian Federal Police badges as part of an ongoing Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) investigation.
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AFP to target Italian organised crime and money laundering a year on from Operation Ironside

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The AFP will target Italian organised crime and money-laundering syndicates washing billions of dollars a year through the Australian economy after invaluable intelligence was obtained on the AN0M platform.
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New explosive detection dogs deployed to sniff out crime

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Five new AFP canines and their handlers have graduated from a grueling explosives detection course and are set to deploy around the country, leaving no bone unturned in the fight against crime.
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Queensland man charged with online social media offences

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A 61-year-old Brisbane man appeared in Brisbane District Court today (3 June 2022) charged with uploading child abuse material
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Sydney man sentenced over election related offensive emails

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Editor’s note: search warrant images are available on Hightail A 34-year-old Sydney man has been convicted and sentenced over an offensive email campaign directed at Federal politicians and candidates in the 2019 Federal Election and 2020 by-election. The man was sentenced to an aggregate of 21 months and released with conditions including to be of good behaviour for three years.
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Crowdsourcing to combat child abuse

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Monash University experts and the AFP are calling for people to contribute to a world first ethically-sourced and managed image bank for research to combat child exploitation.
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AFP-led taskforce secures multi-million dollar asset forfeiture in WA

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A WA man has been stripped of about $4 million worth of assets including funds in bank accounts, an apartment and other property, arising from an international money laundering and tax fraud investigation by the AFP-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT).
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Brisbane man charged with impersonating AFP officer

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A Brisbane man is due to appear in court today, charged with impersonating an Australian Federal Police officer in February this year.
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