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AFP seizes $172,000 from traveller

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AFP seizes 9.9 tonnes of ‘tea packet’ methamphetamine since 2012

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Foiled: Creative drug import attempts revealed

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VISION + IMAGES AVAILABLE: Organised criminal syndicates continue to be foiled in their attempts to import illicit drugs into Australia using sophisticated concealment methods, with more than 700 imports disrupted this year.
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Trio arrested in Philippines allegedly linked to Australian drug hauls

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Three alleged members of a transnational crime syndicate linked to the importation of almost two tonnes of illicit drugs into Australia have been arrested in the Philippines, after an international investigation.
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NSW man sentenced to a decade in jail for producing child abuse material

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A New South Wales man, 34, was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment by the Downing District Court yesterday (9 December 2022) for producing child abuse material and sharing it online.  
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New AFP tech dogs taking a bite out of crime

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They have a nose for sniffing out crime and this year the AFP’s detection dogs have detected cash hidden under stairs, sim cards concealed in shoes and USBs buried in eskies full of food. The AFP detection dog program added four fully trained dogs this year, making the capability more than 100 canines deployed or in training around the country.
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Queensland woman sentenced to three years’ jail after helping son flee Australia

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A Queensland woman, 68, has been sentenced to three years’ jail for attempting to pervert the course of justice and giving false testimony after helping her son flee a pending trial in Australia.
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Drug 'safe house' bookie jailed

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A Tullamarine man has been jailed for 19 years and six months over his role in a criminal syndicate that operated a methamphetamine ‘safe house’ in suburban Melbourne.
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Four men charged in Sydney for sophisticated cyber scam - world-wide losses expected to top US$100 million

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Four Chinese nationals living in Sydney have been charged as part of an investigation into an organised criminal syndicate involved in a cyber-enabled investment scam that has resulted in more than US$100 million in losses world-wide.
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Canadian national charged for allegedly importing meth in protein powder

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A Canadian national was expected to face the Sydney Downing Centre Court today (Thursday, 8 December) after she allegedly imported about five kilograms of methamphetamine through Sydney Airport. **Images available**
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