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Brisbane man charged with child abuse material

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A 42-year-old Brisbane man has been charged with possessing child abuse material after his arrest by officers from the Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (QLD JACET) today (23 July 2020).
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Fact Check: Commissioner misquoted on anti-consorting laws

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In an article published yesterday, the Canberra Times reported AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw said “the recent death of the head of the Canberra chapter of the Comanchero bikie gang showed the ACT needed to consider anti-consorting rules”.
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National Press Club address - 22 July 2020

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Delivered by the Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece P Kershaw APM on Wednesday 22 July 2020.
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Organised crime investigation charges 12 over complex fraud

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NEW VISION & GRABS AVAILABLE: A joint-agency investigation into an elaborate $17 million fraud has resulted in charges against 12 people across the east coast of Australia – including people who have been of long-term interest to transnational and serious organised crime investigators.
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Predators exploiting kids online during virus second wave

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is warning parents to be vigilant in keeping their kids safe online amid the return to remote learning in metropolitan Melbourne and a surge in online child exploitation reports.
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Final ship crewmember sentenced for drug smuggling venture

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A 50-year-old Chinese national has today been jailed for his role in a failed attempt to smuggle liquid methamphetamine and MDMA into Australia in 2016.  
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Hunter man charged over child abuse offences

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The Australian Federal Police has charged a 45-year-old man from the Hunter region with soliciting and sharing sexually explicit pictures with a juvenile girl while pretending to be a teacher at the girl’s school.
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The Fight for Justice Continues: MH17 Six Year Anniversary

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Today marks six years since 298 innocent men, women and children were killed when a BUK surface-to-air missile hit Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
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WA man charged for alleged role in online child exploitation network

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A 30-year-old West Australian man is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 17 July) over his alleged involvement in an Australian online child exploitation network.
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Queensland man charged with child abuse material offences

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A 21-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today after the Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (QLD JACET) charged him with child abuse offences.
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