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Man charged after ‘sextortion’ campaign against underage girls

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FOOTAGE AVAILABLE: A 23-year-old Sri Lankan national residing in Melbourne has been charged with child abuse material offences, after allegedly coercing young girls into sending explicit images and videos of themselves then distributing the intimate content to their family and friends as a punishment for failing to send more.
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Hundreds of fresh charges laid in joint police investigation into domestic child abuse network

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Police have laid about 250 additional state and Commonwealth child abuse charges each against two men allegedly involved in a domestic online network of alleged child sex offenders.
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Perth man, 29, accused of accessing child abuse material online

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A Western Australia man accused of possessing child abuse images and videos that he has accessed through the internet is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (11 September) on two charges.
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Fraser Coast man facing over 100 child abuse material offences

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A 49-year-old Woodgate man is due to face a Brisbane court today, charged with more than 100 offences for allegedly possessing and distributing child abuse material via encrypted applications.
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Iranian national jailed for meth importation

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A 30-year-old Iranian national has been sentenced to 10 years and six months imprisonment for his role in importing commercial quantities of methamphetamine concealed inside honey jars, liquid polish and sugary drinks in late 2017 and early 2018.
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Two arrested and meth in cans of coconut milk seized

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Two people have been arrested in Western Sydney and an estimated 600 litres of liquid methamphetamine concealed inside cans of coconut milk has been seized. Editor's Note: Vision of the consignment is available via Hightail.
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Cocaine courier jailed for seven and a half years

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A 34-year-old Sydney man who attempted to smuggle almost 40 kilograms of cocaine into Australia was jailed last month, following a Pacific Transnational and Serious Organised Crime (TSOC) Taskforce investigation.
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AFP and Queensland Police launch Cairns JACET to combat child exploitation

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Queensland’s efforts to combat the sexual exploitation of children across the state has been bolstered by the establishment of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) today in Cairns.
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WA man charged with drug trafficking after gun, drugs and cash seized

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A 34-year-old WA man has been charged with drug trafficking after the Australian Federal Police allegedly found methamphetamine, cocaine, a handgun and more than $6500 cash at two Perth apartments.
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Adelaide man charged over alleged $20m cocaine import plot

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A 46-year-old man is expected to face Adelaide Magistrate’s Court today (9 September) after being charged over an alleged plot to import 20 kilograms of cocaine – with an estimated street value of $20 million - into South Australia from Greece.
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