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Tasmanian man jailed four years for child abuse material offences

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A man was sentenced (Tuesday 6 December) at the Hobart Magistrates Court to four years in jail on 26 charges relating to child abuse material.
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Christmas buyers beware of fake delivery scams

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The AFP is warning Australians shopping online over Christmas to be alert to fake delivery scams that could cost unwary victims thousands of dollars.
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Brisbane pharmacist repays $1.9m under proceeds of crime legislation following AFP asset restraint

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A Brisbane pharmacist charged with defrauding the Commonwealth’s Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) has been ordered to repay nearly $2 million after the AFP-led Criminal Asset Confiscation Taskforce (CACT) restrained residential property, shares and cryptocurrency linked to the man.
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National anti-money laundering campaign arrests 21, recovers $1.8 million

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Editor’s note: Images from the AFP warrants and radio grabs of Commander Chris Goldsmid are available via Hightail. Australian police agencies have charged 21 alleged offenders in Australia and prevented $1.8 million being lost to cyber criminals
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Passengers urged to stay on the Nice List these holidays

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Editor’s note: VISION NOW AVAILABLE HERE. Radio grabs of Assistant Commissioner Scott Lee and audio of the Sydney press conference are available via Hightail. Passengers are being urged to stay on the Nice List this holiday season as the AFP patrols Australia’s major airports to help ensure holiday-goers arrive safely at their destination.
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Give your children the gift of online safety this Christmas

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Editor’s note: Grabs of Acting Commander Jayne Crossling and Gaming, Devices and What You Need to Know safety guide Parents are being urged to read the AFP’s online safety guide, Gaming, Devices and What You Need to Know, when choosing and setting up new electronic devices for their family this festive season.
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Australian man charged with six terrorism offences

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Editor note: Vision is available via Hightail link here. A man, 31, extradited to Victoria on Sunday, has today (4 December 2022) been charged with six terrorism offences by the AFP Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team.
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AFP Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team nabs wanted criminals

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Editor’s note: Images of fugitives and audio grabs from AFP Commander Richard Chin available via this hightail link. Eighteen wanted criminals in Australia and offshore have been tracked down by the AFP’s specialist Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST), which has worked with state and international authorities to facilitate their extradition
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AFP Community Liaison Teams kept busy in 2022

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Editor’s Note: Audio grabs from Commander Stephen Dametto available via Hightail and images via separate Hightail link The AFP's Community Liaison Teams (CLTs) have delivered crucial online safety presentations to thousands of migrants and new Australians around the country in 2022 in a bid to help protect them from scams, radicalisation and grooming.
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Operation Arkstone: Melbourne man jailed for multiple child abuse offences

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Editor’s note: The latest Operation Arkstone infographic is available via Hightail. A Melbourne man has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by Melbourne County Court after an AFP investigation revealed the man shared child sexual abuse material online.
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