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Two arrested in counterfeiting investigation

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An Australian Federal Police investigation into the production of large amounts of counterfeit currency has today resulted in the arrest of two men in Sydney.
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Joint international operation sees two men charged with firearm offences

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A multi-agency operation spanning two countries has resulted in two men being charged with firearm offences and a cache of weapons and gun parts being seized in Australia and the USA.
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Man arrested over child exploitation material offences

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A 55-year-old man from the South Australia southern suburbs has been arrested for using a carriage service to access child exploitation material.
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Parents and caregivers urged to talk to their children about their online safety

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It has come to the awareness of law enforcement agencies that a website encouraging users to upload explicit images of young women has re-emerged online. Websites hosted overseas create jurisdictional difficulties and investigations of this nature are complex. Police urge victims of this website to come forward and speak to their local police. Australian law enforcement agencies are committed to following all avenues of enquiry and should offences within Australia be identified, action will be taken.
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Four men facing court on WA meth importation

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Four men faced court in Perth on Friday, 26 August 2016 for their alleged role in the importation of around 45.6 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in timber logs.
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Cruise ship raid nets 95kg cocaine and three arrests in Sydney

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A joint operation between the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP), in cooperation with the US Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), New Zealand Customs Service (NZCS) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has resulted in the seizure of approximately 95 kilograms of cocaine from a cruise ship in Sydney and the arrest of three Canadian nationals on drug importation charges.
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WA man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 56-year-old Spearwood man will appear before the Fremantle Magistrates Court today (26 August 2016) charged with child exploitation offences.
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45-year-old Townsville man charged with online procuring offence

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A 45-year-old Australian Defence Force member from Townsville has been arrested and charged with online procuring offences.
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Media Statement: Search warrant activity at Parliament House today

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The AFP can confirm a search warrant will be executed today in relation to its investigation into the alleged unauthorised disclosure of Commonwealth information relating to the NBN Co.
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North Yunderup man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 63-year-old North Yunderup (WA) man will appear before the Mandurah Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 23 August 2016) charged with child exploitation offences.
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